Veterinary Technician Jobs in Iowa

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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Iowa State University - Ames, IA
Position Title: Laboratory Technician I/ II - Veterinary Diagnostic Bacteriology Lab Job Group: Merit Required Minimum Qualifications: a One year of related laboratory experience, or Any...
10 hours ago
Rembrandt Foods - Thompson, IA
Job Summary: Responsible for overall care of pullets including but not limited to: clean up, assist in vaccination, record data, pick up and record daily mortality, and run feed systems. Record...
2 days ago
Pipestone Service Company - Bloomfield, IA
Job Information Pipestone System Swine Technician in Bloomfield, Iowa ##Job Description Objective: Follow directions of farm management and protocols to the best of employee's ability for maximum...
2 days ago
Rose Acre - Stuart, IA
Relief Quality Control: Responsible for quality control duties when the Quality Control Technician is unavailable, and carries out general labor duties in the processing area as needed. ESSENTIAL...
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Clive, IA
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
6 days ago
Daybreak Foods - Graettinger, IA
Requisition ID: 039-011121 Summary: Under the direction of the Production Supervisor, the Manure Technician will organize and operate the day-to-day functions of the manure management program. Key...
12 days ago
PetMed Animal Health Center - Dubuque, IA
Certified Veterinary Technician Full-time Certified Veterinary Technician needed for Small Animal Hospital. Skills in Nursing, Surgical Assist, Dental Care and Anesthesia required....
20 days ago
Christensen Farms - Alden, IA
As an Animal Care Technician Wean to Finish, you'll receive training to provide outstanding animal care and handling and maintain pig herd health and vaccination programs across multiple sites....
30+ days ago
Christensen Farms - Thornton, IA
As an Animal Care Technician Wean to Finish, you'll receive training to provide outstanding animal care and handling and maintain pig herd health and vaccination programs across multiple sites....
30+ days ago
Christensen Farms - Clear Lake, IA
As an Animal Care Technician Wean to Finish, you'll receive training to provide outstanding animal care and handling and maintain pig herd health and vaccination programs across multiple sites....
30+ days ago
Rose Acre - Guthrie Center, IA
Laboratory Technician: Primary duties include analysis of product, testing samples, and media preparation. In daily duties, the lab technician must be able to perform a wide variety of inspections...
30+ days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Ankeny, IA
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
45+ days ago
UnityPoint Health - Sioux City, IA
Overview UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Sioux City Full-Time 1.0 0700-1530, Rotating call schedule $5,000 sign-on bonus with 3-year commitment. Perform diagnostic and follow-up procedures for the...
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Marshalltown, IA
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
45+ days ago
Christensen Farms - Emmetsburg, IA
As an Animal Care Technician Nursery, you'll receive training to provide outstanding animal care and handling and maintain nursery pig herd health and vaccination programs....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Iowa

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

$34,790

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Iowa offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • 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 Iowa
  • 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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