Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Trenton, NJ

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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Bluepearl - Levittown, PA (5 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Assistant - Oncology in Levittown, Pennsylvania Veterinary Assistant - Oncology Levittown Pennsylvania Hospital Support Opening Statement BluePearl Speacilty + Emergency...
2 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Langhorne, PA (8 miles from Trenton, NJ)
VCA Delaware Valley Animal Hospital in Langhorne, Pa. is seeking a full time Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
10 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Hulmeville, PA (8 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Job Description: VCA Delaware Valley Animal Hospital in Langhorne, Pa. is seeking a full time Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
12 days ago
Bluepearl - Levittown, PA (5 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Assistant - Emergency in Levittown, Pennsylvania Veterinary Assistant - Emergency Levittown Pennsylvania Hospital Support Opening Statement BluePearl Specialty +...
15 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Moorestown, NJ (19 miles from Trenton, NJ)
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....
25 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Yardley, PA (3 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Are you an experienced Veterinary Assistant looking to learn and grow in an established Holistic/Conventional veterinary hospital?...
28 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Moorestown, NJ (19 miles from Trenton, NJ)
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....
30+ days ago
Vetco Clinics - South River, NJ (24 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Our mission is to avoid illness in animals and humans through client education regarding the value and necessity of preventive veterinary medicine....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Moorestown, NJ (19 miles from Trenton, NJ)
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....
30+ days ago
Bluepearl - Langhorne, PA (8 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Assistant - Surgery in Langhorne, Pennsylvania Veterinary Assistant - Surgery Langhorne Pennsylvania Vet Technician Opening Statement BluePearl Specialty + Emergency...
30+ days ago
Bluepearl - Levittown, PA (5 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Job Information BluePearl Seasonal Veterinary Assistant in Levittown, Pennsylvania Seasonal Veterinary Assistant Levittown Pennsylvania Hospital Support Opening Statement Flexible schedule with part-time...
45+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fairless Hills, PA (5 miles from Trenton, NJ)
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....
45+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Princeton, NJ (11 miles from Trenton, NJ)
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
PetCo - South River, NJ (24 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world! Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We're...
60+ days ago
Vetco Clinics - South River, NJ (24 miles from Trenton, NJ)
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

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Trenton, NJ

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

$27,430

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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