Veterinary Technician Jobs in Palmetto, FL

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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Banfield Pet Hospital - St Petersburg, FL (17 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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3 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Sarasota, FL (13 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and...
1 hour ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Sarasota, FL (13 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and...
1 hour ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - St Petersburg, FL (17 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Need local requirements It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sarasota, FL (13 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Bradenton, FL (10 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - St Petersburg, FL (17 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Need local requirements It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would...
8 days ago
Hospital Corporation of America - Saint Petersburg, FL (17 miles from Palmetto, FL)
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14 days ago
Bluepearl - Sarasota, FL (13 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician Supervisor in Sarasota, Florida Veterinary Technician Supervisor Sarasota Florida Hospital Support Opening Statement BluePearl Veterinary Partners is...
23 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - St Petersburg, FL (17 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

45+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sarasota, FL (13 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

60+ days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Parrish, FL (15 miles from Palmetto, FL)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Palmetto, FL

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Palmetto, FL

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

$39,092

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Palmetto, FL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 Palmetto, FL
  • 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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