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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The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Classification Title: Animal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/Professional FLSA: Non-Exempt FTE: .4975 Minimum Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through...
4 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...
8 days ago
Boehringer Ingelheim - Athens, GA
Description: Description\: To perform, maintain and train on analytical techniques and methods for Quality Control testing required for product release. As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you...
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9 days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Number: S05693P Working Title: Laboratory Technician III Department: Vet Med SAMS Infectious Diseases Lab About the University of Georgia: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and...
19 days ago
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Details Posting Number S05637P Working Title LAB ANIMAL CARE TECH II Department VPR-Animal Resources About the University of Georgia The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant...
30+ 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...
30+ days ago
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Knowledge of animal care and veterinary medicine 2....
30+ days ago
MedTeam Staffing - Bogart, GA (11 miles from Athens, GA)
This is a contract job opportunity Position: Animal Care Technician 6055A Location: Bogart GA Projected duration: 12 months Job code: 11676055 Position Summary The Protein Production Unit Technician...
45+ days ago
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Details Posting Number S05508P Working Title Registered Veterinary Technician - Neurology Department Vet Med VTH Small Animal Specialty Ser About the University of Georgia The University of...
60+ days ago
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Details Posting Number S05489P Working Title Registered Veterinary Technician - Oncology Department Vet Med VTH Small Animal Specialty Ser About the University of Georgia The University of Georgia...
60+ days ago
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Details Posting Number S05433P Working Title Registered Veterinary Technician - Emergency Gen Surgery Department Vet Med VTH Small Animal Specialty Ser About the University of Georgia The University...
90+ days ago
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Details Posting Number S05426P Working Title LABORATORY TECHNICIAN III Department Vet Med Athens Diagnostic Laboratory About the University of Georgia The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a...
90+ days ago
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Details Posting Number G/R10205P Working Title VTH Pharmacy Technician Department Vet Med VTH Pharmacy About the University of Georgia The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and...
90+ 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 (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 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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