Veterinary Technician Jobs in Saint Petersburg, 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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American Veterinary Group - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
The Veterinary Technician is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals....
7 hours ago
Alliance Animal Health - Riverview, FL (20 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Qualifications Must be in an active Veterinary Technician Program from an AVMA Accredited Institution....
5 hours ago
Tampa Bay Vets - 5 locations in the Tampa, FL area - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Job responsibilities Complete patient check-ins and treatments, Small Animal Care, Collect laboratory specimens, IV Catheterization, Assist veterinarians with patient examinations and procedures Perform...
American Veterinary Group - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
The Veterinary Technician is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals....
7 hours ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Palm Harbor, FL (22 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Position at Day & Evening Pet Hospital & Surgical Center Day & Evening Pet Hospital & Surgical Center Is Now Hiring Amazing Veterinary Technician Assistant To Join Our Team!...
2 days ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Seminole, FL (10 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team! Why Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital in Seminole, FL? We're focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our...
8 hours ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Dunedin, FL (19 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team! Why Animal Hospital of Dunedin in Dunedin, FL? We're focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our doctor...
6 hours ago
Alliance Animal Health - Brandon, FL (24 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management....
3 hours ago
Bluepearl - Clearwater, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Veterinary Technician - Surgery Clearwater Florida Description BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital i s hiring an exceptional Veterinary Technician to join our Surgery Team ....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Learn all aspects of hospital organization and function by observing and participating in procedures with the coach veterinary technician or doctor....
5 days ago
HealthTrust Workforce Solutions - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Entrust Your Career to HealthTrust! Cardiac Catherization Technician (Cath Lab Tech) Per Diem At HealthTrust, we believe that healthcare isnt defined by the four walls in which its practiced. Its...
5 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Seminole, FL (10 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Position at THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Regional Traveling Veterinary Technician - THRIVE Affordable Vet Care- St....
6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - St Petersburg, FL
Position at THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Regional Traveling Veterinary Technician - THRIVE Affordable Vet Care- St....
6 days ago
Clearwater, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Additionally, the candidate must have at least 2 years experience as a full time veterinary technician in a hospital setting....
7 days ago
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
The IT PC Technician provides end-user support and troubleshooting for office personnel and is responsible for basic systems, network, and phone support. The PC Technician will work with the IT...
8 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Saint Petersburg, FL

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

$31,389

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Saint Petersburg, FL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • 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 Saint Petersburg, 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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