Average Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with Emergency/Trauma Skills Hourly Pay

$16.90
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$350
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with Emergency/Trauma skills is $16.90.
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$12.84
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$16.90
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$24.01
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MEDIAN $16.90
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $24
Bonus
$102 - $1,879
Total Pay
$27,450 - $53,159

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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 that pay less than market rate include Critical Care, Radiology, Medicine / Surgery, Client Interaction and Anesthesia.

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 $15.34 based on 138 salaries. A mid-career Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.05 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.26 based on 101 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 53.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (27.2% more) and Sacramento, California (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Akron, Ohio (12.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 385 survey responses.
Early Career
35.8%
Mid Career
28.1%
Experienced
26.2%
Late Career
9.9%