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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Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Animal Care / Kennel Staff needed for a fast-paced pet boarding/daycare kennel in Tampa. Duties will include cleaning kennels, walking and feeding dogs....
3 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Palm Harbor, FL (22 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Day & Evening Pet Hospital & Surgical Center is now hiring an amazing Veterinary Technician to join our team!...
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4 days ago
Moffitt Cancer Center - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Position Highlights: The anesthesia technician maintains and prepares supplies and equipment for use by anesthesia personnel in Operative Services. # The Ideal Candidate High school diploma or...
4 days ago
Express Employment Professionals - Bradenton - Palmetto, FL (17 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Do you love animals? $12.00/hr. Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm. Seeking workers who prepare food and water for large and small animals, clean and disinfect animal runs and cages, sweeps and mops all...
5 days ago
PETCO - Pinellas Park, FL (6 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
The Veterinary Technician will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
5 days ago
Westchase Veterinary Center - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Veterinary Technicians apply their professional skills in anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, laboratory testing, patient nursing, and client education....
7 days ago
Southeastern Grocers - Palmetto, FL (17 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Florida - Certified Pharmacy TechJob Location US-FL-PALMETTOStore Pharmacy 2448Requisition ID 2020-76297Address 515 7TH ST.Category PharmacyPosition Type Hourly Pharmacy TechnicianBanner...
9 days ago
Bluepearl - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
for an exceptional Veterinary Technician to join our Oncology department....
9 days 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...
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10 days ago Tampa Bay Vets - 5 locations in  the Tampa, FL  area
Westchase Veterinary Center - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Veterinary Technicians apply their professional skills in anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, laboratory testing, patient nursing, and client education....
10 days ago
Central Animal Hospital - Saint Petersburg, FL
technician: Direct/assist technicians and assistants in their performance of technical and client education duties Oversee/perform OTC, flea/tick/heartworm/therapeutic dietary sales both in-house and...
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, 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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11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - St Petersburg, 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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13 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brandon, FL (24 miles from Saint Petersburg, 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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13 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - St Petersburg, 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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17 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

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Saint Petersburg, FL 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 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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