Veterinary Technician Jobs in Watchung, 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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ServiceMaster - New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, 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...
3 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Totowa, NJ (23 miles from Watchung, NJ)
It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would be a plus....
23 hours ago
Cooper Pest Solutions - New York City, NY (23 miles from Watchung, 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...
1 day ago
Somerset Veterinary Group - Bridgewater, NJ (9 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Somerset Veterinary Group in Bridgewater, NJ, a well-established and high quality small animal general practice, seeks to add an experienced Veterinary Technician to our friendly team....
21 hours ago
Petco - New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Job Information Petco Hospital Veterinary Technician - $5,000 Sign-on Bonus in Brooklyn, New York Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions...
23 hours ago
Veterinary Emergency Group - New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Licensed Veterinary Technician Veterinary Emergency Group is currently hiring a Licensed (or license eligible) Veterinary Technician for an emergency hospital and urgent care in Brooklyn, NY....
1 day ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb - New Brunswick, NJ (10 miles from Watchung, 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...
4 days ago
Covance - Somerset, NJ (10 miles from Watchung, 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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4 days ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb - New Brunswick, NJ (10 miles from Watchung, 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...
4 days ago
Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, 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
Jobot - New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, 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 -...
4 days ago
The Animal Medical Center - New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, NJ)
STAFF POSITIONS Licensed Veterinary Technician Surgical Oncology (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician Integrative & Rehabilitative Medicine (Full Time) Licensed Veterinary Technician Emergency...
5 days ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Co. - New Brunswick, NJ (10 miles from Watchung, 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,...
5 days ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Co. - New Brunswick, NJ (10 miles from Watchung, 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...
5 days ago
ASPCA - New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, NJ)
If so, then the position of Manager, Licensed Veterinary Technicians (the Manager) at the ASPCA Adoption Center may be for you!...
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Watchung, NJ

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

$41,670

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Watchung, 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 Watchung, 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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