Veterinary Technician Jobs in Bowie, MD

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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LifeBridge Health - Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Bowie, MD)
Summary JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Tech. Supervisor, the Anesthesia Technician supports the Anesthesia Staff by preparing, maintaining, and replenishing O.R. rooms and all...
1 day ago
Annapolis Animal Hospital - Annapolis, MD (10 miles from Bowie, MD)
monitoring, surgical preparation, and typing up medical records....
Doc Side VMC - Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Bowie, MD)
We value and practice high quality medicine, have the latest technologies and are proactive with client education....
Georgetown University - Washington, DC (17 miles from Bowie, MD)
Requirements Veterinary Technician, Division of Comparative Medicine Georgetown University Medical Center The Georgetown University Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) oversees the Research Resource...
19 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Bowie, MD)
Learn all aspects of hospital organization and function by observing and participating in procedures with the coach veterinary technician or doctor....
11 hours ago
The Animal Medical Center of Watkins Park - Upper Marlboro, MD (7 miles from Bowie, MD)
The Animal Medical Center of Watkins Park is currently looking for an experienced, enthusiastic veterinary technician to join our hospital family!...
Washington, DC (17 miles from Bowie, MD)
Our staff members are professionals who enhance our practice by focusing their skills on anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, radiology, client education and laboratory diagnostics....
15 hours ago
Kenwood Animal Hospital - Bethesda, MD (21 miles from Bowie, MD)
Kenwood Animal is a family owned, female led general practice in Bethesda, Maryland just 2 miles from Washington, DC. We offer high-quality family medicine to dogs and cats of discerning pet...
Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre - Alexandria, VA (22 miles from Bowie, MD)
Client Education - surgery, dentistry, post-op, etc....
Champions Oncology, Inc. - Rockville, MD (23 miles from Bowie, MD)
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: Support in vivo oncology studies in mice as a member of the Vivarium Operations Team DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provide animal care including handling, receipt and husbandry procedures...
3 days ago
Charles River - Bethesda, MD (19 miles from Bowie, MD)
Job Summary We are seeking an Animal Care Technician 1 for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Bethesda, MD....
4 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Glen Burnie, MD (15 miles from Bowie, MD)
As a Medical Laboratory Tech at IDEXX, you will be a key contributor to one of the largest veterinary diagnostic companies in the world. You will perform laboratory testing that helps...
4 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Laurel, MD (10 miles from Bowie, MD)
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McLean Animal Hospital - Mc Lean, VA (23 miles from Bowie, MD)
Posses excellent skills in anesthesia monitoring, surgical preparation, digital radiology, dentistry, written/verbal communication, and record keeping. 3....
Veterinary Neurology and Imaging of the Chesapeake - Annapolis, MD (10 miles from Bowie, MD)
We are a privately-owned neurology, neurosurgery and imaging practice looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician Specialist (Anesthesia or Neurology) or Registered Veterinary Technician with 2+ years...

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Bowie, MD

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


Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Bowie, MD offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • 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 Bowie, MD
  • 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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