Veterinary Technician Jobs in Minneapolis, MN

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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University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
About the Department Research Animal Resources (RAR) primarily focuses on the service and administration of the animal care and use program at the University of Minnesota....
2 days ago
UNFI - Stillwater, MN (21 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Job Posting Pharmacy Technician Job Overview: The Pharmacy Technician assists the PharmacyManager and/or Staff Pharmacists with processing prescriptions, record keepingand stock support to...
1 day ago
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service - Anoka, MN (21 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
As an Animal Health Technician, you will be responsible for technical and specialized work involved in a variety of animal health programs within an assigned geographical area. If selected, you...
2 hours ago
UNFI - Blaine, MN (12 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Job Posting Pharmacy Technician Job Overview: The Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacy Manager and/or Staff Pharmacists with processing prescriptions, record keeping and stock support to...
1 day ago
Animal Humane Society - Saint Paul, MN (9 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Come be a part of Animal Humane Society - a Star Tribune 2018 & 2019 Top Workplace!Job Purpose: You are a focused and communicative team member. You provide care, feeding, and handling of...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Coon Rapids, MN (12 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
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...
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3 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Banfield Pet Hospital - Minnetonka, MN (8 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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15 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
American Preclinical Services - Minneapolis, MN
preferred Knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, and general animal care required....
3 days ago
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
Special Notice for COVID-19 The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time....
4 days ago
Jerry's Food - Falcon Heights, MN (4 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
NATURE AND SCOPE The Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacy Manager and/or Staff Pharmacists with processing prescriptions, record keeping and stocking product. The position is also responsible...
4 days ago
Animal Humane Society - Woodbury, MN (16 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Care Perform daily cleaning of animal areas and feeding of animals in accordance with established procedures....
4 days ago
Bluepearl - Eden Prairie, MN (8 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician - ER/ICU Overnight in Eden Prairie, Minnesota Veterinary Technician - ER/ICU Overnight Eden Prairie Minnesota Vet Technician Opening Statement Eden Prairie...
4 days ago
Bluepearl - Eden Prairie, MN (8 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Day ER/ICU in Eden Prairie, Minnesota Veterinary Technician - Day ER/ICU Eden Prairie Minnesota Vet Technician Opening Statement Eden Prairie BluePearl...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Eagan, MN (9 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
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...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Saint Paul, MN (9 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
**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...
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Minneapolis, MN

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

$38,612

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Minneapolis, MN 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 Minneapolis, MN
  • 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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