Veterinary Technician Jobs in Southfield, 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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Aza - Rochester Hills, MI (17 miles from Southfield, MI)
Leader Dogs for the Blind Veterinary Technician - Breeding Specialist Leader Dogs for the Blind, based in Rochester Hills, Michigan, has been making people unstoppable for 80 years, empowering people...
2 days ago
St. Joseph's - Livonia, MI (9 miles from Southfield, MI)
catheters Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order to meet documentation and charging requirements....
1 day ago
Commerce Village Veterinary Hospital - Commerce Township, MI (12 miles from Southfield, MI)
Come join our amazing fun talented team at our AAHA accredited veterinary hospital! Our office is located in beautiful Commerce Twp, MI which is surrounded by beautiful lakes and parks! Our...
St. Joseph's - Livonia, MI (9 miles from Southfield, MI)
catheters Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order to meet documentation and charging requirements....
1 day ago
Wilson Veterinary Hospital - Washington, MI (23 miles from Southfield, MI)
Our practice includes a very strong support staff of outstanding and experienced licensed veterinary technicians....
Wilson Veterinary Hospital - Washington, MI (23 miles from Southfield, MI)
Our practice includes a very strong support staff of outstanding and experienced licensed veterinary technicians....
Trinity Health Corporation - Livonia, MI (9 miles from Southfield, MI)
catheters Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order to meet documentation and charging requirements....
15 hours ago
Trinity Health Corporation - Livonia, MI (9 miles from Southfield, MI)
catheters Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order to meet documentation and charging requirements....
4 days ago
Trinity Health - Livonia, MI (9 miles from Southfield, MI)
catheters Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order to meet documentation and charging requirements....
5 days ago
Trinity Health Corporation - Pontiac, MI (11 miles from Southfield, MI)
monitors and equipment as needed....
5 days ago
Trinity Health - Livonia, MI (9 miles from Southfield, MI)
catheters Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order to meet documentation and charging requirements....
5 days ago
Trinity Health - Livonia, MI (9 miles from Southfield, MI)
catheters (not to include regulating drip rate of infusion) Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order...
5 days ago
Trinity Health - Livonia, MI (9 miles from Southfield, MI)
catheters Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order to meet documentation and charging requirements....
5 days ago
Trinity Health - Livonia, MI (9 miles from Southfield, MI)
catheters Competency based point of care testing such as blood glucose Records patient information and required data in appropriate areas in order to meet documentation and charging requirements....
5 days ago
Goodison Veterinary Center - Detroit, MI (15 miles from Southfield, MI)
Licensed Veterinary Technician Company: Goodison Veterinary Center Location: Detroit Posted on: December 2, 2021 Job Description: Situated in lovely Rochester Michigan, we are a progressive 7 doctor...
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Southfield, MI

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

$37,024

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Southfield, MI offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • 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 Southfield, 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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