Veterinary Technician Jobs in Swansea, 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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Vetcor - Riverside, RI (6 miles from Swansea, MA)
Expected duties are 65% Room assistant/technician, 25% client education, 5% hospital maintenance/cleaning and 5% getting to know your team and maintaining that comradery. Great support staff!...
2 days ago
Canine Company - Bridgewater, MA (20 miles from Swansea, MA)
Canine Company, a family owned business providing at-home pet solutions in the Northeast US, is seeking Field Technicians to work installing, troubleshooting electronics and promoting the...
4 days ago
Lifespan - Providence, RI (10 miles from Swansea, MA)
Maintains cleanliness of general animal care facilities which may include washing walls sinks and equipment. May assist in ordering receiving and stocking materials and supplies....
7 days ago
MassRI Veterinary ER - Swansea, MA
Mass-RI Veterinary ER is a 24 hour emergency facility located in Swansea Ma. We are seeking a full time emergency and critical care technician. Emergency experience is preferred. Technician...
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9 days ago
PetCo - Smithfield, RI (18 miles from Swansea, MA)
Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world! Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified...
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Warwick, RI (12 miles from Swansea, MA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
12 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - North Attleboro, MA (15 miles from Swansea, MA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
12 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Johnston, RI (15 miles from Swansea, MA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
12 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - North Attleboro, MA (15 miles from Swansea, MA)
#NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
15 days ago
Diamond Hill Animal Clinic - Cumberland, RI (17 miles from Swansea, MA)
Diamond Hill Animal Clinic, a 2 doctor, privately owned, AAHA accredited, small animal clinic in Cumberland RI has an opening for a full time CVT. Ideal candidate would have a strong work ethic,...
15 days ago
Vetcor - Hope, RI (18 miles from Swansea, MA)
We are a busy, 100%small animal practice is seeking a FT Vet Tech who will assist with appointments and 2 Saturdays a month( day). Currently 2 full time veterinarians with 20-plus years of...
23 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Cumberland, RI (17 miles from Swansea, MA)
Veterinary Technician Abbott Valley Veterinary Center Job Description Busy small animal practice in Northern Rhode Island is seeking a motivated, compassionate Certified Veterinary Technician with excellent...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Cranston, RI (8 miles from Swansea, MA)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Laboratory work Pharmacy...
45+ days ago
Trupanion, Inc - Cranston, RI (8 miles from Swansea, MA)
Territory Partner Associate - Cape Cod & Rhode Island Job Description We are looking for a driven, reliable, extremely organized, pet passionate individual with a minimum of 5 years experience in...
45+ days ago
Stonehill College - Easton, MA (19 miles from Swansea, MA)
Posting Details Position Title Fish Husbandry Assistant for Research Lab Posting Number Classification Title Fish Husbandry Asst for Research Lab Department Biology Student Job Type On Campus...
60+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Swansea, MA

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

$40,170

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Swansea, 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 Swansea, 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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