Average Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$18.24
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in Los Angeles, California is $18.24.
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$14.04
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$18.24
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$25.66
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MEDIAN $18.24
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
Total Pay
$29,570 - $56,909

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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.

Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

An early career Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.55 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.40 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.11 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (22.7% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (18.0% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (17.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 82 survey responses.
Early Career
45.1%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
20.7%
Late Career
8.5%