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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American Veterinary Group - Tampa, FL
The Veterinary Technician is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals....
8 hours ago
Alliance Animal Health - Riverview, FL (11 miles from Tampa, FL)
Qualifications Must be in an active Veterinary Technician Program from an AVMA Accredited Institution....
6 hours 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...
American Veterinary Group - Tampa, FL
The Veterinary Technician is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals....
8 hours ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Palm Harbor, FL (20 miles from Tampa, 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!...
3 days ago
Alliance Animal Health - Brandon, FL (10 miles from Tampa, FL)
preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management....
4 hours ago
American Veterinary Group - Odessa, FL (15 miles from Tampa, FL)
The Veterinary Technician is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals....
5 hours ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Seminole, FL (21 miles from Tampa, 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...
9 hours ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Dunedin, FL (19 miles from Tampa, 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...
7 hours ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Lutz, FL (13 miles from Tampa, FL)
At VCA Cypress Creek Animal Hospital, you can be the Veterinary Technician you have always wanted to be!...
3 days ago
Bluepearl - Clearwater, FL (19 miles from Tampa, 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
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
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
Land O Lakes, FL (21 miles from Tampa, FL)
We are looking for two experienced veterinary technicians to join our "work family" at the Animal Health Center of Land O' Lakes!...
6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Valrico, FL (13 miles from Tampa, FL)
Position at THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Regional Traveling Veterinary Technician - THRIVE Affordable Vet Care- St....
7 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

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Tampa, 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 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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