Veterinary Technician Jobs in Athens, GA

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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University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Preferred Qualifications Licensed Veterinary Technician with experience in a surgery based hospital setting....
13 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Duties/Responsibilities: Performs daily animal care and husbandry duties for animals in a research vivarium; including feeding, watering, animal handling/transport, animal health checks, cage changing...
13 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Classification Title: Animal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/Professional FLSA: Non-Exempt Job Family: Animal Care FTE: 1.00 Minimum Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the...
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Number: G/R03630P Working Title: PRN MRI Technician Department: VetMed-VTH Radiology About the University of Georgia: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university...
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Classification Title: Animal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/Professional FLSA: Non-Exempt Job Family: Animal Care FTE: 1.0 Minimum Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the...
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position: Education in an AVMA Accredited Veterinary Technician program, hands on animal care experience....
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Classification Title: Animal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/Professional FLSA: Non-Exempt Job Family: Animal Care FTE: 1.0 Minimum Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the...
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Classification Title: Animal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/Professional FTE: 1.00 Minimum Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship...
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Classification Title: Animal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/Professional Job Family: Animal Care FTE: 1.0 Minimum Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired...
18 days ago
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Position Summary The primary purpose and function of the Veterinary Technician is to support veterinarians in teaching veterinary students clinical skills including technical skills and animal care....
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Number: S07011P Working Title: COVID-19 Diagnostic Technician Department: VetMed-Athens Diagnostic Lab About the University of Georgia: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and...
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Classification Title: Animal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/Professional FLSA: Non-Exempt Job Family: Animal Care FTE: .49 Minimum Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the...
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Classification Title: Animal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/Professional FLSA: Non-Exempt Job Family: Animal Care FTE: 1.00 Minimum Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the...
18 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Duties/Responsibilities: Performs daily animal care and husbandry duties for animals in a research vivarium; including feeding, watering, animal handling/transport, animal health checks, cage changing...
20 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Duties/Responsibilities: Performs daily animal care and husbandry duties for animals in research vivariums; including feeding, watering, animal handling/transport, animal health checks, cage changing...
28 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Athens, GA

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

$29,361

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Athens, GA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • 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 Athens, GA
  • 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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