Veterinary Technician Jobs in Plainfield, IN

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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Carmel, IN (23 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Plainfield, IN
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
4 days ago
IndyHumane - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Skills helpful for performing the job: Veterinary assisting, animal care, animal handling, animal restraint, nail trimming, surgical preparation, anesthesia monitoring, heartworm testing, client education...
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6 days ago IndyHumane
City of Indianapolis and Marion County - Indianapolis, IN (14 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Position is responsible for the day-to-day care and treatment of the animals that are brought to the shelter. Position will perform duties pertaining to kennel maintenance, custodial...
9 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
11 days ago
Noah's Animal Hospitals - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
We are currently seeking veterinary technicians or experienced assistants. Our nurses are expected to have availability every other weekend and holidays....
11 days ago
Envigo - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician in our Indianapolis, IN location - we have an exciting future ahead! Is this you? We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team!...
22 days ago
Airport Animal-Emergi Center - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Preferred skills include IV catheter placement, intubation, anesthesia monitoring, in house laboratory testing, and triage....
23 days ago
Medvet - Carmel, IN (23 miles from Plainfield, IN)
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24 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Carmel, IN (23 miles from Plainfield, IN)
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30+ days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Carmel, IN (23 miles from Plainfield, IN)
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30+ days ago
Medvet - Carmel, IN (23 miles from Plainfield, IN)
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30+ days ago
IndyHumane - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Skills helpful for performing the job: Veterinary assisting, animal care, animal handling, animal restraint, nail trimming, surgical preparation, anesthesia monitoring, heartworm testing, client education...
30+ days ago
Envigo - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician in our Indianapolis, IN location - we have an exciting future ahead! Is this you? We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team!...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Plainfield, IN

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

$30,654

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Plainfield, IN 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 Plainfield, IN
  • 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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