Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Rochester, MI

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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Roseville, MI (18 miles from Rochester, MI)
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....
8 days ago
Medvet - Commerce Township, MI (20 miles from Rochester, MI)
MedVetis a fast-growing Emergency and Specialty provider with practices nationwide. We help our patientsreceive advanced medical treatments and innovations. Things like chemotherapy and radiation,...
10 days ago
AMITA Health - Southfield, MI (17 miles from Rochester, MI)
We Are Hiring Veterinary Assistant Schedule: Weekend / holidays. Hours are anywhere between 7AM-7PM for a minimum of 2-3 hours per day....
13 days ago
PetCo - Rochester Hills, MI
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - New Baltimore, MI (18 miles from Rochester, MI)
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....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Southfield, MI (17 miles from Rochester, MI)
Veterinary Assistant - 001639 Job Listing at Banfield Pet Hospital in Southfield, MI (Job ID ...)...
45+ days ago
Vetco Clinics - Farmington, MI (20 miles from Rochester, MI)
Our mission is to avoid illness in animals and humans through client education regarding the value and necessity of preventive veterinary medicine....
60+ days ago
Vetco Clinics - Farmington, MI (20 miles from Rochester, MI)
Our mission is to avoid illness in animals and humans through client education regarding the value and necessity of preventive veterinary medicine....
90+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Southfield, MI (17 miles from Rochester, MI)
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....
90+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Rochester Hills, MI
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....
90+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chesterfield, MI (18 miles from Rochester, MI)
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....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Rochester, MI

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

$27,660

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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