Veterinary Technician Jobs in Shelton, 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 (20 miles from Shelton, 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
Medvet - Norwalk, CT (20 miles from Shelton, CT)
catheters and perform venipunctureWho you are:State Registered Veterinary Technician license requiredPrior veterinary experience required, previousneurology or radiologyexperience desiredProficientincalculations...
3 days ago
Yale University - New Haven, CT (10 miles from Shelton, CT)
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5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - North Haven, CT (15 miles from Shelton, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Norwalk, CT (20 miles from Shelton, 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 (20 miles from Shelton, CT)
We are looking for: Veterinary Technician Specialist The Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) provides primary clinical support to veterinarians and patients....
8 days ago
Yale University - New Haven, CT (10 miles from Shelton, CT)
Essential Duties Using specialized working knowledge of one or more functional areas of animal husbandry, conducts animal husbandry, sanitation and handling duties, including moderate to high...
9 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Norwalk, CT (20 miles from Shelton, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Waterbury, CT (17 miles from Shelton, CT)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
24 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Newtown, CT (10 miles from Shelton, 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 (20 miles from Shelton, 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
VCA Animal Hospitals - Norwalk, CT (20 miles from Shelton, CT)
Candidates for this position should be enthusiastic about client education and compassionate patient care. Prior experience in an oncology department a plus!...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Norwalk, CT (20 miles from Shelton, CT)
Candidates for this position should be enthusiastic about client education and compassionate patient care. Prior experience in an oncology department a plus!...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Shelton, CT
We are looking for an outstanding veterinary technician to work on our team. The candidate should value teamwork and collaboration....
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Shelton, CT
We are seeking an Technician Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient carewith the expertise and...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Shelton, CT

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

$42,473

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Shelton, 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 Shelton, 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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