Veterinary Technician Jobs in Arvada, CO

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 - Littleton, CO (14 miles from Arvada, CO)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
16 hours ago
PetVet Care Centers - Denver, CO (14 miles from Arvada, CO)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
1 day ago
Northside Emergency Pet Clinic - Westminster, CO (8 miles from Arvada, CO)
Do you want more opportunity to draw blood, place IV catheters or monitor light anesthetic? Are you currently enrolled in a technician program? Then we have the opportunity for you!...
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2 days ago Northside Emergency Pet Clinic
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lakewood, CO (13 miles from Arvada, CO)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lone Tree, CO (21 miles from Arvada, CO)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
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13 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
SAIC Corporation - Denver, CO (14 miles from Arvada, CO)
Description SAIC is seeking Animal Training Support Specialists for upcoming work in various airports throughout the US. In this position, you will provide the day-to-day support to the NEDCTP,...
2 hours ago
Mountain Parks Veterinay Hospital - Evergreen, CO (19 miles from Arvada, CO)
Veterinary Technician Mountain Parks Veterinary Hospital is looking for a dynamic and confident Veterinary Technician to join our exceptional team of veterinary professionals....
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3 days ago Mountain Parks Veterinay Hospital
Denver Zoo - Denver, CO (14 miles from Arvada, CO)
Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation and education....
3 days ago
Vca - Denver, CO (14 miles from Arvada, CO)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
3 days ago
CBW Franchising - Broomfield, CO (8 miles from Arvada, CO)
Job Range: $45,000-$55,000 Depending on Experience. Benefits Package Provided as well. Business Overview and CultureCamp Bow Wow is North America s largest pet care franchise. The $100+...
6 days ago
Tender Touch Animal Hospital - Denver, CO (14 miles from Arvada, CO)
Are you an experienced Veterinary Technician thinking about moving to Denver? Did you know it has been rated #2 Best Places to Live in the United States according to U.S. News & World Reports?...
6 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Denver, CO (14 miles from Arvada, CO)
VCA Park Hill Animal Hospital in Denver, CO is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 4 -doctor GP practice!...
7 days ago
Northside Emergency Pet Clinic - Westminster, CO (8 miles from Arvada, CO)
Catheter Placement Triage and Critical Care Animal Handling and Restraint Proper Radiology Monitoring Anesthesia, including surgery prep, induction and recovery Knowledge of infectious and communicable...
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8 days ago Northside Emergency Pet Clinic
Indian Peaks Veterinary Hospital - Boulder, CO (18 miles from Arvada, CO)
Indian Peaks Veterinary Hospital is searching for a veterinary technician to join our small, growing 2-doctor general practice....
10 days ago
Denver Zoo - Denver, CO (14 miles from Arvada, CO)
Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation and education....
10 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Arvada, CO

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

$36,397

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Arvada, CO offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • 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 Arvada, CO
  • 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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