Veterinary Technician Jobs in Westland, 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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VCA Antech, Inc. - Redford, MI (5 miles from Westland, MI)
Whether you are an experienced Veterinary Technician looking for the next step in your career or a new graduate seeking mentorship, our team is ready to partner with you....
1 day ago
All About Animals Rescue - Warren, MI (18 miles from Westland, MI)
Veterinary Technician/Assistant wanted for our Warren Spay and Neuter clinic -Wellness center....
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5 hours ago All About Animals Rescue
Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI (15 miles from Westland, MI)
Under general supervision, provides nursing care expertise and laboratory assistance to veterinarians and investigators in the fields of animal medicine, surgery, clinical pathology and radiology....
1 day ago
Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI (15 miles from Westland, MI)
Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in an accredited animal care facility, preferred. AALAS ALAT certification preferred....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Woodhaven, MI (16 miles from Westland, MI)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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1 day ago
City of Detroit - Detroit, MI (15 miles from Westland, MI)
Supplemental Information Must possess State of Michigan Certification as a Veterinary Technician or willing to become certified as a Veterinary Technician within six (6) months of hire....
12 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Southfield, MI (12 miles from Westland, MI)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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1 day ago
Westarbor Animal Hospital - Ann Arbor, MI (24 miles from Westland, MI)
Licensed Veterinary Technicians are fully utilized and have many responsibilities therefore must be licensed....
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2 days ago Westarbor Animal Hospital
VCA Antech, Inc. - Farmington, MI (12 miles from Westland, MI)
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...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Southfield, MI (12 miles from Westland, MI)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Allen Park, MI (9 miles from Westland, MI)
Job Description: Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor We are seeking a highly experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our leadership team as Technician Supervisor....
1 day ago
Healthy Paws Veterinary Medical Center - Westland, MI
Beautiful, rapidly growing, state of the art facility in Westland seeking Licensed Veterinary Technician, or experienced Veterinary Assistant....
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1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Livonia, MI (2 miles from Westland, MI)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (23 miles from Westland, MI)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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1 day ago
Westarbor Animal Hospital - Ann Arbor, MI (24 miles from Westland, MI)
Licensed Veterinary Technicians are fully utilized and have many responsibilities therefore must be licensed....
3 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Westland, MI

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

$37,024

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Westland, MI offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • 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 Westland, 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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