Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Florida

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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Florida Department of Transportation - Tampa, FL
years equestrian or animal care experience; Able to travel 25% of the time, as needed....
21 hours ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Apopka, FL
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Coral Springs, 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....
1 day ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Sarasota, FL
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
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VCA Animal Hospitals - West Palm Beach, FL
Assistant Technician in Integrative & Rehabilitation Medicine Needed VCA Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists is accepting applications for the position of an Assistant Technician for our busy...
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Ocala, FL
You will use your technical skills on a daily basis, within state practice acts and as outlined in the NAVTA guidelines for veterinary assistant skills and duties....
1 day ago
Ocoee, FL
We are hiring a part-time/full time Veterinary assistant....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Margate, 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....
3 days ago
Pasco County - New Port Richey, FL
Ability to use animal handling equipment within a shelter environment, including specialized handling of dangerous, aggressive, or suspect rabid animals....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Ocala, 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....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sarasota, 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....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Largo, 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,...
5 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Marathon, FL
Marathon Veterinary Hospital is looking for a Full-Time Veterinary Assistant to join our AMAZING team!!...
5 days ago
Bradenton, FL
assistant, receptionist assistant and kennel assistant....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tampa, 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....
6 days ago

Demographic Data for Florida

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Florida

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in Florida as reported by the BLS.

$27,450

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Florida 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 Florida
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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