Veterinary Technician Jobs in Long Island City, NY

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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Aza - East Rutherford, NJ (9 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Assist Displays staff with the husbandry and life support of aquarium systems while ensuring a consistently high standard of animal care....
1 day ago
Regeneron - Tarrytown, NY (23 miles from Long Island City, NY)
You are willing to help to train and advise less experienced Veterinary Technicians....
5 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - New York, NY (3 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
Cornell University - Elmont, NY (12 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Responsible for supporting, planning and organizing the operations of the veterinary technicians and patient care services (i.e....
8 hours ago
Cornell University - Elmont, NY (12 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Responsible for supporting, planning and organizing the operations of the veterinary technicians and patient care services (i.e....
14 hours ago
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - New York, NY (3 miles from Long Island City, NY)
The VelociGene group is looking for a Temporary Animal Care Technician to join their large team....
2 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Clifton, NJ (14 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Veterinary Technician - Full-Time position available - Medical Oncology - 3 days a week - 30-32 hours. Use your training and skills in Oncology....
8 hours ago
Stony Brook University - New York, NY (3 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Licensed Veterinary Technician. AALAS certification....
2 days ago
Parkview Animal Hospital PC - Passaic, NJ (12 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Technician in the state of New Jersey preferred Minimum of 2 years of experience in veterinary medicine required Experience with animal restraint, general animal care, surgical experience, pre- and...
NYU Langone Health - New York, NY (3 miles from Long Island City, NY)
NYU Langone Health** is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200...
2 days ago
The Pet Health Centers @ North Shore Animal League America - Port Washington, NY (14 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Requirements: NYS Veterinary Technician License, limited permit, or are currently enrolled in an AVMA school program. Experience a plus, but will train new graduates....
Central Veterinary Associates - Valley Stream, NY (13 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Central Veterinary Associates is currently seeking a licensed veterinary technicians for our 24 hour hospital in Valley Stream....
Bond Vet - New York, NY (2 miles from Long Island City, NY)
***Licensed Veterinary Technicians will receive a $5000 sign-on bonus*** Bond Vet is building the next generation of urgent-care veterinary clinics from the ground up — and we’re looking for dedicated...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Paramus, NJ (15 miles from Long Island City, NY)
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING Currently enrolled in an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technician program....
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Meisels Animal Hospital - Elmwood Park, NJ (14 miles from Long Island City, NY)
Meisels had set forth from its inception by providing high-quality pet care with compassion, and an emphasis on client education....

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Long Island City, NY

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Long Island City, NY as reported by the BLS.

$41,670

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Long Island City, NY 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 Long Island City, NY
  • 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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