$34,567
Avg. Salary
$16.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$489

Bonus

$1,024

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with Anesthesia skills is $16.48 per hour.

The average pay for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with Anesthesia skills is $34,567 per year.

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$12.17
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MEDIAN $34,567
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$0$56K
Salary $24,955 - $56,101
Bonus $99.33 - $1,825
Profit Sharing $1,024
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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$25,706 - $49,338
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.17 - $22.54
Hourly Tips $1.85
Overtime $17.88 - $34.17
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $99.33 - $1,825
Profit Sharing $1,024
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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$25,706 - $49,338
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 980

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 $30,000 based on 283 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 $35,000 based on 191 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 151 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 $41,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

16%

National Average: $35,153

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Key Stats for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 254 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 254 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 40%