Veterinary Technician Jobs

Administer diagnostic tests and assist veterinarians. Veterinary technicians observe and monitor animal health, collect samples for analysis, run laboratory tests, and continually update patient records. They also aid veterinarians during a variety of procedures by preparing animals for surgery, restraining pets as necessary, and delivering anesthesia.

Veterinary technicians usually work with small domestic animals, such as cats and dogs. These technicians often need to communicate with pet owners and educate them on future care as well as medication procedures. Thus, interpersonal skills are important for this profession.

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Charles River Laboratories - Raleigh, NC
Animal Care Technician / Husbandry (EG - NC) job in Raleigh - North Carolina, USA / United States Job Location : Raleigh ( 27610 ) - North Carolina, United States Job Salary : Competitive Job Type :...
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Pathway Vet Alliance - Round Rock, TX
Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center is hiring an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our OUTSTANDING Surgery team!...
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Pathway Vet Alliance - Round Rock, TX
Position Overview: Outpatient Veterinary Technicians perform a variety of animal-health and client-education duties and ensure quality pet and client care....
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San Francisco SPCA - San Francisco, CA
Induce and maintain anesthesia Prepare patients for surgery and assist in surgery Perform venipuncture, x-rays, laboratory tests, IV catheter placement and drug and fluid calculations as ordered by...
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Bluepearl - New York, NY
Possesses a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment Intubates patients under the direction of higher level technicians....
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Bluepearl - New York, NY
Job Information BluePearl Licensed Veterinary Technician-Neurology in New York, New York Licensed Veterinary Technician-Neurology New York New York Vet Technician Opening Statement BluePearl Specialty...
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Iowa State University - Ames, IA
Assists in drafting and evaluating reports of institutional programs (i.e. postoperative care, anesthesia monitoring, and facility maintenance)....
2 days ago
Saint George, UT
George Utah searching for an experienced veterinary technician. Certification preferred but not required. Position is full time....
17 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lansing, MI
Job Details * Veterinary Technician 000725 Job Code Number 11261544 Job Description Veterinary Technician Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care...
17 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Plano, TX
Job Description Founded in 1996 by Dr. Stanley Creighton, National Veterinary Associates (NVA) is one of the world's largest veterinary and pet care service companies. NVA owns over 1,000...
2 days ago
Heidi's Village - Phoenix, AZ
Work closely with the animal care team to examine and medicate dogs with all temperments Participate in the intake and release process for surrendered animals and animals being boarded by other 501...
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VCA Animal Hospitals - San Diego, CA
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
1 day ago
Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, IL
The Rush Comparative Research Department is looking for a full time, Animal Care Technician 1 Position Highlights: Animal Care Technician is under administrative direction of the Animal Husbandry Supervisor...
15 hours ago
Charles River Laboratories - Shrewsbury, MA
Technician Education and Training Activities or equivalent program in veterinary technolog....
18 hours ago
Wellhaven Pet Health - Denver, CO
We are looking for an experienced veterinary technicians to join our growing practice. Our teams are wholeheartedly passionate, driven, and eager to make a difference in our profession....
17 hours ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Washington

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Washington as reported by the BLS.

$37,456

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.4%)
  • High School or GED (24.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.4%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (1.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Technicians
  • Less than 1 year (44.9%)
  • None (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (16.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.0%)

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