Veterinary Technician Jobs in Silver Spring, 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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Aza - Laurel, MD (8 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
U.S. Geological Survey/Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Biological Science Technician (Animal Caretaker) United States Department of the Interior U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY TEMPORARY RECRUITMENT...
2 days ago
Liberty Falls Vet Clinic - Potomac, MD (12 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Liberty Falls Vet Clinic is a Family based progressive, fast-paced veterinary practice located in Potomac, MD. We are currently seeking a highly motivated, compassionate, dependable, team oriented...
19 hours ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Annapolis Junction, MD (13 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Position at Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group is now seeking a Full Time Rehab Veterinary Technician to join our AMAZING team!...
7 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Annapolis, MD (24 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Job Description Active 10-doctor, AAHA accredited practice in search of Licensed Veterinary Technician. Must hold and maintain license in the state of Maryland....
1 day ago
Cherrydale Veterinary Clinic - Arlington, VA (9 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Cherrydale Veterinary Clinic (CVC) in Arlington, VA is in search of a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)....
Reston Animal Hospital - Reston, VA (19 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
education Monitoring anesthesia Dental prophylaxis Qualifications: Veterinary Technician License- Virginia Excellent communication skills (written and oral) Knowledge of vaccine protocols, preventatives...
Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group - Annapolis Junction, MD (13 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group is now hiring a Full Time Veterinary Technician to join our AMAZING team!$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS!!...
19 hours ago
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service - Beltsville, MD (5 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
The incumbent serves as Biological Science Laboratory Technician at a laboratory or work unit within Plant Protection and Quarantine, Science and Technology (PPQ S&T) and is responsible for...
20 hours ago
Annapolis Animal Hospital - Annapolis, MD (24 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
monitoring, surgical preparation, and typing up medical records....
VCA Antech, Inc. - Merrifield, VA (15 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Job Description: You have worked hard to earn your veterinary technician credentials....
4 days ago
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation - Bethesda, MD (5 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Licensed Veterinary Technician or certificate of training from the US Army Animal Care Specialist (68T) school preferred; applicants without a degree...
4 days ago
Fort Hunt Animal Hospital - Alexandria, VA (20 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Licensed Veterinary Technician Northern Virginia Small Animal Hospital with AAHA accreditation and Fear Free philosophy Fort Hunt Animal Hospital is looking for LVTs, FT/PT with any level of experience...
Pathway Vet Alliance - Germantown, MD (16 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Position at THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Veterinary Technician/Assistant What makes the Veterinary Technician/Assistant role a great opportunity?...
6 days ago
Kenwood Animal Hospital - Bethesda, MD (8 miles from Silver Spring, 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 (17 miles from Silver Spring, MD)
Client Education - surgery, dentistry, post-op, etc....

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Silver Spring, MD

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

$38,485

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Silver Spring, MD offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • 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 Silver Spring, 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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