Veterinary Technician Jobs in Union, 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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Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (16 miles from Union, NJ)
STAFF POSITIONS Licensed Veterinary Technician – Surgical Oncology (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician – Integrative & Rehabilitative Medicine (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician – Emergency...
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2 days ago
Bond Vet - New York, NY (16 miles from Union, NJ)
*Licensed Veterinary Technicians will receive a $5,000 sign-on bonus upon acceptance in September. You'll Fit In If: Helping others makes you happy. You thrive in a team culture....
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1 day ago
ServiceMaster - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Description Job Overview Applies company pesticide products and or exclusion tactics to residential locations according to schedule and as needed based on service requests; calls customers to...
2 days ago
Cooper Pest Solutions - New York City, NY (13 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Overview Applies company pesticide products and or exclusion tactics to residential locations according to schedule and as needed based on service requests; calls customers to confirm...
12 hours ago
Oradell Animal Hospital, Inc. - Paramus, NJ (20 miles from Union, 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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2 days ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb - New Brunswick, NJ (16 miles from Union, NJ)
JOB FUNCTION NONCLINICAL SAFETY AND VETERINARY SCIENCE Routine Animal Care Operations Perform routine animal care activities and operations to include but not limited to: Follow all BMS policies, procedures...
3 days ago
Bluepearl - Paramus, NJ (20 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Information BluePearl Overnight Licensed Veterinary Technician - Patient Care in Paramus, New Jersey Overnight Licensed Veterinary Technician - Patient Care Paramus New Jersey Vet Technician Opening...
3 days ago
Covance - Somerset, NJ (19 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Overview: We are looking for a Study Technician to join our Covance site located in Somerset, NJ. The Study Technician is part of a division that supports preclinical work- in vivo toxicology,...
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3 days ago
Bluepearl - Paramus, NJ (20 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Information BluePearl Overnight Licensed Veterinary Technician - Emergency in Paramus, New Jersey Overnight Licensed Veterinary Technician - Emergency Paramus New Jersey Vet Technician Opening Statement...
3 days ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb - New Brunswick, NJ (16 miles from Union, NJ)
Job Information Bristol Myers Squibb Biological Technician H-29 in New Brunswick, New Jersey At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision transforming patients lives through...
3 days ago
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
STAFF POSITIONS Licensed Veterinary Technician Surgical Oncology (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician Integrative & Rehabilitative Medicine (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician Emergency...
3 days ago
Jobot - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
NYC group is seeking a licensed This Jobot Job is hosted by: Dustin Fadale Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply on company site" button and sending us your resume. Salary: $24 -...
3 days ago
The Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
STAFF POSITIONS Licensed Veterinary Technician Surgical Oncology (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician Integrative & Rehabilitative Medicine (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician Emergency...
4 days ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Co. - New Brunswick, NJ (16 miles from Union, NJ)
JOB FUNCTION - NONCLINICAL SAFETY AND VETERINARY SCIENCE Routine Animal Care Operations Perform routine animal care activities and operations to include but not limited to: Follow all BMS policies,...
4 days ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Co. - New Brunswick, NJ (16 miles from Union, NJ)
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most...
4 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Union, NJ

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

$41,670

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Union, NJ 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 Union, 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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