Veterinary Technician Jobs in Saint Louis, MO

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 Animal Hospitals - Creve Coeur, MO (14 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
VCA Bal-Coeur Animal Hospital is looking for an experienced Veterinary Technician to JOIN OUR FAMILY!...
7 hours ago
Cross Keys Animal Clinic - Florissant, MO (12 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Registered Veterinary Technicians in Missouri are preferred, not necessarily required....
Pathway Vet Alliance - Saint Louis, MO
Position at THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Regional Traveling Veterinary Technician - THRIVE Affordable Vet Care St....
6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Brentwood, MO (8 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Veterinary Technician Responsibilities: Perform venipuncture, IV-catheter, and injection administration Set up, position, and take digital radiographs Collect, set up, and interpret in-house laboratory...
6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Saint Peters, MO (19 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Veterinary Technician Responsibilities: Perform venipuncture, IV-catheter, and injection administration Set up, position, and take digital radiographs Collect, set up, and interpret in-house laboratory...
6 days ago
Washington University in St. Louis - Saint Louis, MO
Veterinary Technician II - Comparative Medicine Washington University in St. Louis Details Location: St....
7 days ago
Hawthorne Animal Hospital - Glen Carbon, IL (15 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Hawthorne Animal Hospital is looking for new graduate and experienced veterinary technicians to work in Glen Carbon, Illinois at our 24/7 practice near St. Louis, Missouri....
Animal Medical Center of Mid America - Saint Louis, MO (4 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
This individual should: have experience with small animal care (restraint and handling), have experience with common veterinary procedures such as: IV Catheterization, Anesthesia Monitoring, Surgical...
Animal Medical Center of Mid America - Saint Louis, MO (4 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
This individual should: have experience with small animal care (restraint and handling), have experience with common veterinary procedures such as: IV Catheterization, Anesthesia Monitoring, Surgical...
National Veterinary Associates - Collinsville, IL (12 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
$500 Sign on Bonus for experienced Veterinary Technician Job description Northgate Small Animal Hospital, located in Collinsville IL, is a well-established, full-service hospital providing comprehensive...
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Saint Charles, MO (20 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
13 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Saint Charles, MO (20 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
13 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Saint Charles, MO (20 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
13 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Florissant, MO (15 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
18 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brentwood, MO (8 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
18 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Saint Louis, MO

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

$33,418

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Saint Louis, MO offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • 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 Louis, MO
  • 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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