Veterinary Technician Jobs in Tempe, AZ

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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Queen Creek, AZ (24 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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20 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Phoenix, AZ (9 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Phoenix, AZ (9 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

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Banfield Pet Hospital - Phoenix, AZ (9 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Odysea Aquariums - Scottsdale, AZ (7 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Communicate effectively with the rest of the Animal Care team and departmental leadership....
3 days ago
Synchrony Financial - Phoenix, AZ (9 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Job Description: About Pet's Best Pets Best was founded in 2005 and has been voted one of the Best Places to Work. We provide insurance coverage for dogs and cats and are the only veterinarian...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Tempe, AZ
Whether you are an experienced Veterinary Technician looking for the next step in your career or a new graduate seeking mentorship, our team is ready to partner with you....
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Mesa, AZ (3 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Previous veterinary technician experience a MUST....
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Tempe, AZ
Walking dogs. Bathing dogs. Doing laundry. Cleaning and maintaining hospital premises. Assisting Doctors and Technicians when necessary....
3 days ago
Covetrus - Phoenix, AZ (9 miles from Tempe, AZ)
HIRING NOW! IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITIES! Pharmacy Technician (Customer Service) Covetrus Speciality Pharmacy - Phoenix, AZ Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Phoenix, AZ (9 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Phoenix, AZ (9 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
4 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Scottsdale, AZ (7 miles from Tempe, AZ)
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they are doing! We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. Skills/Requirements: Previous ICU...
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4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mesa, AZ (3 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mesa, AZ (3 miles from Tempe, AZ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Tempe, AZ

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

$34,839

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Tempe, AZ offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.4%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (1.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Technicians in Tempe, AZ
  • 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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