Veterinary Technician Jobs in Chicopee, 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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Belchertown Veterinary Hospital - Belchertown, MA (12 miles from Chicopee, MA)
technician to fill position....
3 days ago
South Deerfield, MA (21 miles from Chicopee, MA)
The Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital has a current opening for a Veterinary Surgical Sterilization Technician. This individual works alongside our surgery team, cleaning, wrapping and...
3 days ago
Belchertown Veterinary Hospital - Belchertown, MA (12 miles from Chicopee, MA)
Privately owned small animal practice is looking for an experienced veterinary technician to fill position....
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9 days ago
Enfield Animal Hospital - Enfield, CT (12 miles from Chicopee, MA)
We want to add an energetic friendly self motivated veterinary technician to our small animal team....
11 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - South Deerfield, MA (21 miles from Chicopee, MA)
Veterinary Technician - Credentialed VESH Job Description Oncology Veterinary Technician Career Opportunity The VESH Oncology Department is growing!...
30+ days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Windsor, CT (21 miles from Chicopee, MA)
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - West Brookfield, MA (22 miles from Chicopee, 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...
45+ days ago
University of Massachusetts - Amherst, MA (16 miles from Chicopee, MA)
Job Summary The Senior USDA Veterinary Technician oversees all animal care and facilities in the Veterinary Technology teaching complex....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Chicopee, MA

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Chicopee, MA 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 Chicopee, 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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