Veterinary Technician Jobs in Shakopee, 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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WellHaven Pet Health - Bloomington, MN 55431, MN (11 miles from Shakopee, MN)
As a License Veterinary Technician, you are a leader within the hospital....
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13 hours ago WellHaven Pet Health
American Preclinical Services - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Shakopee, MN)
preferred Knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, and general animal care required....
3 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Minnetonka, MN (14 miles from Shakopee, MN)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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1 day ago Banfield Pet Hospital
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Shakopee, 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....
3 days ago
American Preclinical Services - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Shakopee, MN)
preferred Knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, and general animal care required....
4 days ago
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Shakopee, 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 (23 miles from Shakopee, 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
Bluepearl - Eden Prairie, MN (12 miles from Shakopee, 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...
5 days ago
Bluepearl - Eden Prairie, MN (12 miles from Shakopee, 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 (19 miles from Shakopee, 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...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Edina, MN (15 miles from Shakopee, MN)
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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6 days ago
Southview Animal Hospital - Saint Paul, MN (21 miles from Shakopee, MN)
We are looking to fill immediate openings for full-time and part-time veterinary technicians and assistants....
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9 days ago Southview Animal Hospital
UNFI - Burnsville, MN (11 miles from Shakopee, 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...
15 days ago
Jerry's Food - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Shakopee, MN)
NATURE AND SCOPEThe Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacy Manager and/or Staff Pharmacists with processing prescriptions, record keeping and stocking product. The position is also responsible...
16 days ago
Aerotek - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Shakopee, MN)
preventive health maintenance such as administering maintenance medicationsSurgical Technicians+ Prepare animals for surgery including anesthetic calculations, sedation and induction, intubation, IV...
16 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Shakopee, MN

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

$38,612

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Shakopee, 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 Shakopee, 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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