Veterinary Technician Jobs in Fairfield, NJ

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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Carlstadt, NJ (12 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
2 days ago
Columbia University - New York, NY (18 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Additional experience in animal care, surgical techniques and flow cytometry is a plus, but not requires. Good interpersonal communications skills are required....
2 days ago
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (19 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
STAFF POSITIONS Licensed Veterinary Technician – Surgical Oncology (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician – Diagnostic Imaging/CT MRI Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician – Emergency & Critical...
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15 hours ago Animal Medical Center
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - New York, NY (18 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
(required after first year of employment) A minimum of one year experience in animal care is preferred for this position Work Environment: Position requires working closely with animals....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Paramus, NJ (12 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Learn all aspects of hospital organization and function by observing and participating in procedures with the coach veterinary technician or doctor....
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3 days ago
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY (18 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Our Animal Care Technician deliver direct animal care and maintenance of animal caging equipment....
3 hours ago
Verona Animal Hospital - Verona, NJ (4 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Busy, well-established veterinary practice is looking for an experienced veterinary technician for a full-time position....
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2 days ago Verona Animal Hospital
Oradell Animal Hospital, Inc. - Paramus, NJ (12 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
VETERINARY TECHNICIANS AND ASSISTANTS WANTED!!! We are a 60-doctor general, referral and emergency, high-quality care AAHA practice located in Paramus, NJ (20 minutes from NYC)....
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15 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Carlstadt, NJ (12 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Yonkers, NY (22 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
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3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Woodbridge, NJ (22 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Banfield Pet Hospital Certified Veterinary Technician Apply Now Woodbridge, NJ Date posted: Feb 1, 2021 Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
3 days ago
AERA - Fairfield, NJ 07004, NJ
Qualifications Must be highly skilled and familiar with emergency medicine, specialty experience a plus Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays IV catheter, phlebotomy, intubation, and anesthetic...
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4 days ago AERA
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (18 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Job Description for Chief Veterinary Technician Job Summary: Responsible for supporting, planning, and organizing the operations of veterinary technician and patient care services (i.e., Licensed Veterinary...
4 days ago
AERA - Fairfield, NJ 07004, NJ
Are you an experienced veterinary technician looking for a change? This position will ask for a commitment of one weekend day, and a 10 to 12 hour shift, which allows for more time off....
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4 days ago AERA
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (19 miles from Fairfield, NJ)
Job Description for Chief Veterinary Technician Job Summary: Responsible for supporting, planning, and organizing the operations of veterinary technician and patient care services (i.e., Licensed Veterinary...
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4 days ago Animal Medical Center

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Fairfield, NJ

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

$41,670

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Fairfield, NJ 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 Fairfield, NJ
  • 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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