$33,710
Avg. Salary
$16.59
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with Critical Care skills is $16.59 per hour.

The average pay for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with Critical Care skills is $33,710 per year.

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MEDIAN $33,710
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$0$53K
Salary $23,834 - $53,840
Bonus $98.87 - $1,800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,913 - $50,975
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.22 - $23.24
Hourly Tips $1.85
Overtime $17.63 - $34.86
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $98.87 - $1,800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,913 - $50,975
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 558

Job Description for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

The primary job of a registered veterinarian technician, (commonly known as vet techs) is to provide comfort and care to sick or injured animals. A vet tech works under a veterinarian, assisting them with day-to-day work. These technicians work in a variety of settings, such as private practices, 24-hour animal hospitals, animal shelters, labs, research facilities, zoos, and rescue agencies.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 183 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 117 salaries. A Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 22 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 38%