Average Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Hourly Pay in Kansas City, Missouri

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The average hourly pay for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in Kansas City, Missouri is $16.06.
MEDIAN $16.06
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Total Pay
$24,201 - $45,957

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
Veterinary Technician
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Veterinary Practice Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

A mid-career Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.81 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.46 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (14.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (10.0% less), Columbus, Ohio (6.0% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Mid Career