Veterinary Technician Jobs in Athol, 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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VCA Antech, Inc. - West Brookfield, MA (23 miles from Athol, MA)
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...
1 day ago
Rarebreed Veterinary Partners - Hadley, MA (24 miles from Athol, MA)
Riverbend Animal Hospital is looking for a compassionate Veterinary Technician with great communication skills....
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Sterling, MA (22 miles from Athol, MA)
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...
1 day ago
Belchertown Veterinary Hospital - Belchertown, MA (22 miles from Athol, MA)
Privately owned small animal practice is looking for an experienced veterinary technician to fill position....
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8 days ago
Belchertown Veterinary Hospital - Belchertown, MA (22 miles from Athol, MA)
Privately owned small animal practice is looking for an experienced veterinary technician to fill position....
14 days ago
Smith College - Amherst, MA (18 miles from Athol, MA)
The position reports to the Animal Care Facility Manager....
15 days ago
Belchertown Veterinary Hospital - Belchertown, MA (22 miles from Athol, MA)
technician to fill position....
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - West Brookfield, MA (23 miles from Athol, MA)
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...
90+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Athol, MA
Our team is progressive and focused on delivering the best quality veterinary medicine, client education and customer service....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Athol, MA

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

$40,170

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Athol, MA 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 Athol, 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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