Average Late-Career Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Hourly Pay

$19.66
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$509
Bonus
$1,500
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) is $19.66.
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$15.45
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$19.66
50%
$26.51
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90%
MEDIAN $19.66
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $27
Bonus
$96 - $2,073
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$32,623 - $56,580

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Job Description for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Tasks
  • Perform tests and administer medical treatments under supervision of a veterinarian.
  • May have duties explaining to patient owners the nature of treatments and procedures.
  • Maintain equipment within a veterinarian's laboratory.

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Popular Skills for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Skills in Anesthesia, Medicine / Surgery, Radiology and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

An entry-level Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.17 based on 230 salaries. An early career Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.67 based on 826 salaries. A mid-career Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.62 based on 522 salaries. An experienced Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.75 based on 464 salaries.
Employees with Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (12.8% more) and Bel Air, Maryland (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (18.6% less) and Sacramento, California (8.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,042 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.3%
Early Career
40.5%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
22.7%