Veterinary Technician Jobs in Atlanta, 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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Henry Schein - Atlanta, GA
Job Information Georgia Employer SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (REMOTE) in Atlanta, Georgia Technical Support Technician (Remote)CovetrusCovetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fayetteville, GA (19 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

1 day ago
Emory University - Atlanta, GA
care technician i to join our dedicated animal care team to assist with husbandry and activities related to the daily operations of the nhp. observing all established guidelines for proper care and...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Conyers, GA (21 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Austell, GA (14 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Kennesaw, GA (23 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

1 day ago
Stone Mountain, GA (11 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Job Information Georgia Employer VETERINARY TECHNICIAN (VET TECH) in Stone Mountain, Georgia Providing general nursing care Examining animals and checking vitals in preparation for the Veterinarian...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Marietta, GA (16 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Job Description: Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor VCA Terrell Mill Animal Hospital is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Credentialed Veterinary Technician to Lead our *amazing...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Roswell, GA (21 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Chamblee, GA (11 miles from Atlanta, GA)
catheters, assisting with anesthesia and surgeries, microchipping, dental work, radiology, lab work, nail trims, maintaining medical records, etc....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chamblee, GA (11 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

1 day ago
SoBran, Inc. - Atlanta, GA
Description of Duties: Perform duties of the Veterinary Technician....
3 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Fayetteville, GA (19 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
3 days ago
Grady - Atlanta, GA
Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding career at...
7 days ago
Emory University - Atlanta, GA
Description JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs routine and specialized duties associated with animal care, including feeding, medicating, cleaning, restraint and transportation....
7 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Atlanta, GA

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

$31,291

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Atlanta, GA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • 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 Atlanta, 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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