Veterinary Technician Jobs in Sparks, NV

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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Charles River Company - Reno, NV (3 miles from Sparks, NV)
Job Summary We are seeking a Veterinary Technician I for our Safety Assessment site located in Reno, Nevada....
2 days ago
Galena Veterinary Hospital - Reno, NV 89521, NV (11 miles from Sparks, NV)
Galena Veterinary Hospital is hiring a full time licensed veterinary technician from an AVMA accredited institution....
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10 hours ago
Charles River Laboratories - Reno, NV (3 miles from Sparks, NV)
Recommended skills Time Management Communication Certified Veterinary Technician...
3 days ago
Galena Veterinary Hospital - Reno, NV (3 miles from Sparks, NV)
Veterinary Tech at Galena Veterinary Hospital Reno, NV 89521 About the Job Galena Veterinary Hospital is hiring a full time licensed veterinary technician from an AVMA accredited institution....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Reno, NV (3 miles from Sparks, NV)
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...
7 days ago
Charles River Labs - Reno, NV (14 miles from Sparks, NV)
Job Summary We are seeking a Veterinary Technician I for our Safety Assessment site located in Reno, Nevada....
8 days ago
Galena Veterinary Hospital - Reno, NV (3 miles from Sparks, NV)
Galena Veterinary Hospital is hiring a full time licensed veterinary technician from an AVMA accredited institution....
13 days ago
Western Veterinary Partners - Reno, NV (3 miles from Sparks, NV)
Sign-on bonus Full-service, multi-doctor hospital seeking dedicated and experienced Veterinary Technician to join our exceptional team....
23 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sparks, NV
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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30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Sparks, NV
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...
30+ days ago
Galena Veterinary Hospital - Reno, NV (3 miles from Sparks, NV)
Galena Veterinary Hospital is hiring a full time licensed veterinary technician from an AVMA accredited institution....
45+ days ago
Truckee Meadows Community College - Reno, NV (3 miles from Sparks, NV)
Minimum Qualifications Degree in Veterinary Technology or Veterinary Technician from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited institution....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Sparks, NV

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

$43,453

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Sparks, NV 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 Sparks, NV
  • 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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