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Certified Veterinary Technician Salary

How much does a Certified Veterinary Technician make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Certified Veterinary Technician

$34,956 (USD)/yr

$17 (USD)/hr

$521 (USD)/yr

$34,589 (USD)/yr

$17 (USD)/hr

$521 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.
The average certified veterinary technician salary in United States is $34,956 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $521. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$26,671 (USD)

$41,785 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$40,523 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Certified Veterinary Technician will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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