Veterinary Technician Jobs in Tampa, 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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Bluepearl - Tampa, FL
Job Information BluePearl Overnight Veterinary Technician in Tampa, Florida Overnight Veterinary Technician Tampa Florida Vet Technician Opening Statement BluePearl Veterinary Partners is seeking a...
2 days ago
Clearwater Animal Clinic - Clearwater, FL (19 miles from Tampa, FL)
We are currently seeking to expand our technician group by adding a motivated and energetic candidate to work as a veterinary technician or assistant at Clearwater Animal Clinic....
1 day ago
ZooTampa at Lowry Park - Tampa, FL
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals interested in learning about the Animal Care field....
16 hours ago
Vca - Clearwater, FL (19 miles from Tampa, FL)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
2 days ago
Tampa Bay Vets - 5 locations in the Tampa, FL area - Tampa, FL (9 miles from Tampa, 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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3 days ago Tampa Bay Vets - 5 locations in  the Tampa, FL  area
Largo Medical Center - Largo, FL (21 miles from Tampa, FL)
Description SHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time Do you want to be a partof a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a workenvironment where diversity and...
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6 days ago
Tampa, 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....
10 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Palm Harbor, FL (20 miles from Tampa, FL)
Day & Evening Pet Hospital & Surgical Center is now hiring an amazing Veterinary Technician to join our team!...
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12 days ago
Moffitt Cancer Center - Tampa, 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...
12 days ago
PETCO - Pinellas Park, FL (16 miles from Tampa, FL)
The Veterinary Technician will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
13 days ago
Westchase Veterinary Center - Tampa, FL
Veterinary Technicians apply their professional skills in anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, laboratory testing, patient nursing, and client education....
15 days ago
Bluepearl - Tampa, FL
for an exceptional Veterinary Technician to join our Oncology department....
17 days ago
Westchase Veterinary Center - Tampa, FL
Veterinary Technicians apply their professional skills in anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, laboratory testing, patient nursing, and client education....
18 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tampa, 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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19 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - St Petersburg, FL (16 miles from Tampa, 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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20 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Tampa, FL

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Tampa, 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 Tampa, FL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • 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 Tampa, 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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