Veterinary Technician Jobs in Michigan

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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Michigan State University - Lansing, MI
Salary: 20.26 Location: East Lansing Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Clerical Technical- CT, Veterinary/Animal Care, Union Working/Functional Title ICU Technician Position Summary Provides patient...
2 days ago
Bluepearl - Auburn Hills, MI
Our BluePearl Emergency Veterinary Technicians: Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment....
2 days ago
Detroit Medical Center - Commerce Township, MI
Under direct supervision and according to established policies and procedures, performs a variety of duties in the Endoscopy Department to assist the endoscopists and endoscopy team. Ensures that...
1 day ago
Envigo - Haslett, MI
Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician in our Haslett, MI location - we have an exciting future ahead! Is this you? We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team!...
1 day ago
Charles River Laboratories - Mattawan, MI
care, study-related tasks, and process improvement initiatives....
3 days ago
Trinity Health - Livonia, 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...
3 days ago
Vca - Kalamazoo, 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...
2 days ago
Charles River Labs - Mattawan, MI
care, study-related tasks, and process improvement initiatives....
3 days ago
City of Detroit - Detroit, MI
Provides citizens with resources and education about proper animal care, husbandry, relevant city ordinances and state laws....
1 day ago
Vetcor - Kalamazoo, MI
Sprinkle Road Veterinary Clinic, a well-established and high-quality general practice, seeks to add a Veterinary Technician/Assistant to our friendly team....
2 days ago
Mission Veterinary Partners - Garden City, MI
We have a great opportunity for a Full-Time Licensed or Experienced Veterinary Technician!...
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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Commerce Village Veterinary Hospital - Commerce Township, 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...
3 days ago
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Mission Statement Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology...
3 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Mattawan, MI
At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of peoples lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families....
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Michigan

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

$36,672

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Michigan offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • 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 Michigan
  • 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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