Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Saint Petersburg, FL

Perform general tasks needed for animal care. Veterinary assistants work under the guidance of veterinarians and technicians to clean kennels and examination rooms as well as provide direct animal care through feeding, bathing, and exercising. They may aid in blood, urine, and tissue sample collections, as well as administer medication and/or vaccinations ordered by the veterinarian.

Veterinary assistants also support veterinarians during surgical procedures by sterilizing instruments and passing tools when asked. Therefore, they should be comfortable with the sight of blood and other bodily fluids. After surgery, they monitor animals’ condition and behavior for signs of improvement or complications.

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Sierra Animal Hospital - Apollo Beach, FL (14 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Veterinary assistants will also help restrain animals during procedures and keep treatment, exam and surgery rooms stocked with supplies....
2 days ago
Florida Department of Transportation - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
years equestrian or animal care experience; Able to travel 25% of the time, as needed....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Largo, FL (14 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 005168 in Largo, Florida Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action,...
12 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant....
13 days ago
Clearwater Animal Clinic - Clearwater, FL (15 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
We are currently seeking to expand our technician group by adding a motivated and energetic candidate to work as a veterinary technician or assistant at Clearwater Animal Clinic. Position is full...
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14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brandon, FL (24 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis....
14 days ago
Clearwater, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
We are looking for a veterinary assistant to perform all aspects of routine pet care. Feed animals and monitor them. You would Assist the veterinarian and vet technicians with lab work....
15 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Largo, FL (14 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant....
17 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brandon, FL (24 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis....
20 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant....
24 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Largo, FL (14 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Prior experience preferred Job Summary: The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Technicians in the care of animals....
30+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Largo, FL (14 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Prior experience preferred Job Summary: The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Technicians in the care of animals....
30+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Largo, FL (14 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Prior experience preferred Job Summary: The Veterinary Assistant is responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Technicians in the care of animals....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Largo, FL (14 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant....
60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Clearwater, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Saint Petersburg, FL

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in Saint Petersburg, FL as reported by the BLS.

$24,290

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Saint Petersburg, FL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.5%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Assistants in Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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