Veterinary Technician Jobs in Ridgefield, 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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Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Norwalk, CT (12 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
Technician, Licensed Vet Tech, Credentialed Veterinary Technician, Credentialed Vet Tech, Credentialed Veterinary Tech, Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Tech, Vet Tech, Vet Technician, Veterinary...
2 days ago
Vca - Bedford Hills, NY (11 miles from Ridgefield, 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...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - White Plains, NY (23 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
Technician Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
Valhalla Animal Hospital - Valhalla, NY (21 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
We are well-established, progressive, warm and friendly small animal clinic and are seeking out F/T + P/T Licensed Veterinary Technicians or ones that are eligible and highly knowledgeable....
3 days ago
Medvet - Norwalk, CT (12 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
catheters and perform venipunctureWho you are:State Registered Veterinary Technician license requiredPrior veterinary experience required, previousneurology or radiologyexperience desiredProficientincalculations...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Stamford, CT (17 miles from Ridgefield, 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...
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mohegan Lake, NY (18 miles from Ridgefield, 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...
7 days ago
Regeneron - Tarrytown, NY (24 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
You are willing to help to train and advise less experienced Veterinary Technicians....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Norwalk, CT (12 miles from Ridgefield, 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...
8 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Norwalk, CT (12 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
We are looking for: Veterinary Technician Specialist The Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) provides primary clinical support to veterinarians and patients....
8 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Norwalk, CT (12 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
catheters and perform venipuncture Who you are: State Registered Veterinary Technician license required Prior veterinary experience required, previous neurology or radiology experience desired Proficient...
10 days ago
Regeneron - Tarrytown, NY (24 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
You are willing to help to train and advise less experienced Veterinary Technicians....
11 days ago
Valhalla Animal Hospital - Valhalla, NY (21 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
We are well-established, progressive, warm and friendly small animal clinic and are seeking out F/T + P/T Licensed Veterinary Technicians or ones that are eligible and highly knowledgeable....
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PetVet Care Centers - Newtown, CT (10 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
25 days ago
Canine Company - Norwalk, CT (12 miles from Ridgefield, CT)
Canine Company, a family owned business providing at-home pet solutions in the Northeast US, is seeking Field Technicians to work installing, troubleshooting electronics and promoting the...
25 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Ridgefield, CT

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

$42,473

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Ridgefield, 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 Ridgefield, 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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