Veterinary Technician Jobs in Grand Rapids, MI

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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Bluepearl - Grand Rapids, MI
Licensed Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology Grand Rapids Michigan Description BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI is hiring an exceptional Veterinary Technician in Ophthalmology...
1 day ago
Heska Corporation - Grand Rapids, MI
Heska is dedicated to quality pet care. Through innovation, invention, and strategic partnerships with worldwide leaders in diagnostics and treatments, Heska provides the benefits of the latest...
6 days ago
Spectrum Health - Grand Rapids, MI
CURRENT SPECTRUM HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Spectrum Health team members only. Job Description...
12 days ago
Lakeland Health - Grand Rapids, MI
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14 days ago
Priority Health - Grand Rapids, MI
CURRENT SPECTRUM HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Spectrum Health team members only. Job Description...
14 days ago
Priority Health - Grand Rapids, MI
CURRENT SPECTRUM HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Spectrum Health team members only. Job Description...
14 days ago
Bluepearl - Grand Rapids, MI
Veterinary Technician Supervisor - Specialty Grand Rapids Michigan Description BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital is looking for a Veterinary Technician Supervisor with passion and the ability...
23 days ago
Bluepearl - Grand Rapids, MI
Veterinary Technician Supervisor Grand Rapids Michigan Description BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital is looking for a Veterinary Technician Supervisor with passion and the ability to help...
23 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description Are you someone who enjoys the thrill of not knowing what's going to come in next? Do you love a fast-paced environment and being able to think critically on your feet? Are you...
27 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Grand Rapids, MI

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Grand Rapids, MI as reported by the BLS.

$33,692

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Grand Rapids, MI 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 Grand Rapids, MI
  • 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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