Veterinary Technician Jobs in Fitchburg, 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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Devens, MA (10 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Our Animal Care operations in Bar Harbor and Ellsworth, Maine are currently undergoing a massive expansion! NOW is an excellent time to join us!...
1 day ago
Charles River Labs - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Job Summary Animal Care Specialist As an Animal Care Specialist you will be responsible for the care of animals at our Discovery site, having responsibilities that include, feeding/watering, sanitizing...
4 days ago
Charles River - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Job Summary Animal Care Specialist As an Animal Care Specialist working to support Cancer Drug Discovery you will be responsible for the care of animals at our Discovery site, having responsibilities...
5 days ago
UMass Memorial Health Care - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Requisition #: 223224 Title: Anesthesia Tech Department: Anesthesiology Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center Posting Date: Jan 12 2021 Shift: Mixed Status: Non-Exempt Hours: As Needed Shift...
6 days ago
Animal Emergency Medical Center of New England - Nashua, NH (20 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Opportunity to participate in all aspects of veterinary technician duties including surgery, emergency care, radiography, ultrasonography and client education....
Charles River Laboratories - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Job Summary Animal Care Specialist As an Animal Care Specialist you will be responsible for the care of animals at our Discovery site, having responsibilities that include, feeding/watering, sanitizing...
10 days ago
Chelmsford Animal Hospital - Chelmsford, MA (23 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
The Chelmsford Animal Hospital is seeking an EXPERIENCED, F/T or P/T veterinary technician to join our privately owned, progressive, team-oriented practice....
Pathway Vet Alliance - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Veterinary Technicians w ill be cross-trained at the front desk as well....
13 days ago
Charles River Labs - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Job Summary Animal Care Specialist As an Animal Care Specialist you will be responsible for the care of animals at our Discovery site, having responsibilities that include, feeding/watering, sanitizing...
14 days ago
Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School - Fitchburg, MA
Demonstrates strong client communications and education, explaining the administration of medications, follow-up care, diet recommendations, and general animal care. ?...
15 days ago
UMass Memorial Health Care - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Requisition #: 222098 Title: Anesthesia Tech Department: Anesthesia Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center Posting Date: December 15 2021 Shift: Nights Status: Non-Exempt Union: UFCW Hours: 24...
16 days ago
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Technician, Animal Care University of Massachusetts - Medical School in Worcester, MA Type: Full-Time Posted: 12/30/2021 Category: Laboratory and Research Job Number : 2021-38962 Department: School...
17 days ago
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Under the general direction of the laboratory PIs, the Veterinary Technician performs various duties related to laboratory animals' care....
30+ days ago
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Worcester, MA (22 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
Overview GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the supervision of the Veterinary Services Supervisor or designee, provides clinical and laboratory support in the research animal facilities including...
30+ days ago
PetCo - Shrewsbury, MA (20 miles from Fitchburg, MA)
The Veterinary Technician represents the mission and values to all clients....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Fitchburg, MA

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

$40,170

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Fitchburg, MA 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 Fitchburg, 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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