Veterinary Technician Jobs in Waterbury, 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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Clinical Management Consultants - Milford, CT (24 miles from Waterbury, CT)
There is an exciting opportunity for a Ambulatory Surgery Center Surgical Services Technician at a stable not for profit hospital in Connecticut. This hospital is committed to providing the...
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1 day ago
Yale University - New Haven, CT (18 miles from Waterbury, CT)
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6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - North Haven, CT (15 miles from Waterbury, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Plainville, CT (12 miles from Waterbury, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Plainville, CT (12 miles from Waterbury, 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
Yale University - New Haven, CT (18 miles from Waterbury, 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...
10 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Plainville, CT (12 miles from Waterbury, CT)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our team....
18 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Waterbury, 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...
25 days ago
Connecticut Veterinary Center - West Hartford, CT (20 miles from Waterbury, CT)
We are seeking a full-time/part-time experienced Per Diem Veterinary Technician to join our team....
25 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Newtown, CT (17 miles from Waterbury, CT)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
26 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Plainville, CT (12 miles from Waterbury, CT)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #CB Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA...
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30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Shelton, CT (17 miles from Waterbury, 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 - Cromwell, CT (20 miles from Waterbury, CT)
Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor We are seeking a highly experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our leadership team as Technician Supervisor....
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Cromwell, CT (20 miles from Waterbury, 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...
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Shelton, CT (17 miles from Waterbury, 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 Waterbury, CT

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

$42,473

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Waterbury, 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 Waterbury, 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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