Veterinary Technician Jobs in Arlington, MA

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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Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) - Boston, MA (6 miles from Arlington, MA)
Job Description: Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS A Associate Degree or higher in Animal Science ora related field. A LAT or CVT preferred, expected to complete within1 year of hire. A Experience...
2 days ago
Tufts University - Boston, MA (6 miles from Arlington, MA)
The management and operation of the animal care activities of all sites are integral to the animal care and use program....
2 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Danvers, MA (15 miles from Arlington, MA)
Job Description VETERINARY TECHNICIAN The Veterinary Technician is an invaluable member of the hospital team....
3 days ago
National Park Service - Boston, MA (6 miles from Arlington, MA)
Please follow all instructions carefully) Overview Accepting applications Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates --> 03/02/2021 to 03/08/2021 This job will close when we have received 50...
3 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Salem, MA (14 miles from Arlington, MA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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3 days ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Charles River Laboratories - Boston, MA (6 miles from Arlington, MA)
Job Information Charles River Laboratories Animal Care Technician 2 in Boston, Massachusetts Animal Care Technician 2 Req ID #: 97411 Location: Boston, MA, US, 02116 For 70 years, Charles River employees...
2 days ago
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) - Boston, MA (6 miles from Arlington, MA)
Job Description: Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Perform clinical rounds and ensures that prescribed clinical care is conducted for the research animals as necessary and delegated by...
2 days ago
Kelly Services - Lynn, MA (11 miles from Arlington, MA)
Kelly Science & Clinical has a new opportunity for a contract-to-hire Animal Care Technician with a large Research facility in Wilmington, MA....
5 hours ago
Mass General Brigham - Boston, MA (6 miles from Arlington, MA)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Follows policies and procedures for fulfilling animals' nutritional health and environmental requirements as directed under the supervision of the Lead Animal Care Technician....
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Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital by Ethos Veterinary Health - Woburn, MA 01801, MA (4 miles from Arlington, MA)
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital is looking for a Full-Time Veterinary Technician to join our team in Woburn, MA This position is 36 hours per week, working 3 shifts of 12 hours each. 1 weekend...
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3 days ago Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital by Ethos Veterinary Health
Integrated Resources, Inc - Cambridge, MA (2 miles from Arlington, MA)
You will complete the responsibilities below using your comprehensive knowledge and detailed understanding of procedures and practices associated with in-vivo research, animal care/husbandry, and facility...
3 days ago
MSPCA/Angell - Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, MA (7 miles from Arlington, MA)
The skills our Oncology Veterinary Technicians excel at are phlebotomy, including chemotherapy administration using our safe closed system devices to administer chemotherapy treatments....
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4 days ago MSPCA/Angell
Northeastern University - Boston, MA (6 miles from Arlington, MA)
Excellent record-keeping essential, and compliance with animal care protocols. As needed, repairs or contracts with aquatic company to maintain systems....
5 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Boston, MA (6 miles from Arlington, MA)
Job Summary We are seeking a Animal Care Technician 2 for our Insourcing Solutions Department located in Boston, MA....
5 days ago
Charles River Labs - Boston, MA (6 miles from Arlington, MA)
Job Summary We are seeking a Animal Care Technician 2 for our Insourcing Solutions Department located in Boston, MA....
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Arlington, MA

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

$40,170

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Arlington, MA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Arlington, MA
  • 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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