Veterinary Technician Jobs in Saint James, 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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Christensen Farms - Sleepy Eye, MN (20 miles from Saint James, MN)
As an Animal Care Technician Nursery, you'll receive training to provide outstanding animal care and handling and maintain nursery pig herd health and vaccination programs....
21 days ago
Christensen Farms - Saint James, MN
Job Information Christensen Farms Nursery Animal Care Technician - St. James, MN in St James, Minnesota Nursery Animal Care Technician - St....
23 days ago
Pipestone Service Company - Truman, MN (15 miles from Saint James, MN)
Job Information Pipestone System Swine Technician in Truman, Minnesota ##Job Description Objective: Follow directions of farm management and protocols to the best of employee's ability for maximum...
30+ days ago
Christensen Farms - Sleepy Eye, MN (20 miles from Saint James, MN)
As an Animal Care Technician Wean to Finish, you'll receive training to provide outstanding animal care and handling and maintain pig herd health and vaccination programs across multiple sites....
30+ days ago
Christensen Farms - Saint James, MN
As an Animal Care Technician Nursery, you'll receive training to provide outstanding animal care and handling and maintain nursery pig herd health and vaccination programs....
90+ days ago
Christensen Farms - Saint James, MN
As an Animal Care Technician, you'll receive training to provide outstanding animal care and handling and maintain pig herd health and vaccination programs....
90+ days ago

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Veterinary Assistant

Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant? This intensive course will provide the information you need to become a productive member of a veterinary...


Veterinary Assistant Series

If you love animals and have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant, the Veterinary Assistant Series may be perfect for you. Taught by a practicing veterinarian and college...


Veterinary Medical Terminology

To work in the veterinary field, you need to understand the medical language unique to the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of animals. This online course will teach you the definition and...


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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Saint James, MN

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

$37,965

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Saint James, MN offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Saint James, 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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