Veterinary Technician Jobs in Chaplin, CT

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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Lfb Usa - Charlton, MA (24 miles from Chaplin, CT)
Details Posted: January 13, 2021 Location: Charlton, Massachusetts Show Map Type: Full Time - Experienced Categories: Animal Care Associate, Animal Caretaker, Technician Preferred Education: 4 Year...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Manchester, CT (20 miles from Chaplin, CT)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
9 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Preston, CT (20 miles from Chaplin, CT)
The Associate Animal Care Technician will asist in the day to day operations of the facility. Work with chickens in a physically demanding team environment....
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Glastonbury, CT (22 miles from Chaplin, CT)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
14 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Preston, CT (20 miles from Chaplin, CT)
Job Information Charles River Laboratories Associate Animal Care Technician 1 1 in Preston, Connecticut Associate Animal Care Technician 1 1 Req ID #: 87722 Location: Preston, CT, US, 06365 For 70 years...
19 days ago
rEVO Biologics, Inc. - Charlton, MA (24 miles from Chaplin, CT)
Daily animal care activities to include: feeding, animal observations/identification of clinical concerns, and nail trimming Husbandry activities to include cage change/cleaning, use of power wash and...
22 days ago
Charles River Labs - Preston, CT (20 miles from Chaplin, CT)
The following are responsibilities related to the Associate Animal Care Tech Position: Assist with receipt of birds. Feed & provide general care of birds....
23 days ago
Vetcor - North Windham, CT
North Windham Animal Hospital is seeking a friendly and dedicated Veterinary Technician to join our hospital team. Our hospital is a high quality, busy 2-doctor, full-service animal hospital....
30+ days ago
Animal Hospital of Putnam - Putnam, CT (15 miles from Chaplin, CT)
Seeking a Veterinary Technician with at least 2 years experience, for an expanding 3 doctor hospital....
45+ days ago
Hartford Hospital - Willimantic, CT (7 miles from Chaplin, CT)
. * Minimum two years experience Veterinary Technician/Technologist or similar background in research setting required. * Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) /Laboratory Animal Technician...
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Plainfield, CT (13 miles from Chaplin, CT)
Veterinary Technicians and Assistants at our animal hospital are an integral part of our pet care team....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Chaplin, CT

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

$42,473

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Chaplin, CT offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • 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 Chaplin, CT
  • 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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