Veterinary Technician Jobs in Plainfield, 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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Charles River Laboratories - Preston, CT (12 miles from Plainfield, 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....
3 days ago
PetCo - Smithfield, RI (24 miles from Plainfield, CT)
Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world! Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Warwick, RI (23 miles from Plainfield, 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...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Johnston, RI (22 miles from Plainfield, 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...
6 days ago
Wolf Rock Animal Health Center - Exeter, RI (16 miles from Plainfield, CT)
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10 days ago
Wolf Rock Animal Health Center - Exeter, RI 02822, RI (16 miles from Plainfield, CT)
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10 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Preston, CT (12 miles from Plainfield, 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...
11 days ago
Animal Hospital Of Putnam - Putnam, CT (14 miles from Plainfield, CT)
Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education....
13 days ago
Charles River Labs - Preston, CT (12 miles from Plainfield, CT)
The following are responsibilities related to the Associate Animal Care Tech Position: Assist with receipt of birds. Feed & provide general care of birds....
15 days ago
Vetcor - Hope, RI (17 miles from Plainfield, CT)
We are a busy, 100%small animal practice is seeking a FT Vet Tech who will assist with appointments and 2 Saturdays a month( day). Currently 2 full time veterinarians with 20-plus years of...
16 days ago
Vetcor - North Windham, CT (13 miles from Plainfield, 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....
22 days ago
Vetcor - Warwick, RI (23 miles from Plainfield, CT)
Expected duties are 65% Room assistant/technician, 25% client education, 5% hospital maintenance/cleaning and 5% getting to know your team and maintaining that comradery. Great support staff!...
27 days ago
Pfizer - Groton, CT (23 miles from Plainfield, CT)
Qualifications Must-Have Associates degree with Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) certification or BS/BA in related field....
30+ days ago
Hartford Hospital - Willimantic, CT (15 miles from Plainfield, CT)
. * Minimum two years experience Veterinary Technician/Technologist or similar background in research setting required. * Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) /Laboratory Animal Technician...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Westerly, RI (23 miles from Plainfield, CT)
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...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Plainfield, CT

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

$42,473

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Plainfield, CT 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 Plainfield, 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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