Veterinary Technician Jobs in New Paltz, 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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Kelly Services - Tivoli, NY (22 miles from New Paltz, NY)
Responsibilities: Working in a clean room environment supporting animal care and husbandry....
4 days ago
ARK ANIMAL HOSPITAL - Hyde Park, NY (10 miles from New Paltz, NY)
Preforms placement of IV catheters. Administers and calculates IV fluid rates. Calculates dosages of medication and injections. Communicates with clients regarding medical status of animals....
4 days ago
Kingston, NY (11 miles from New Paltz, NY)
Responsibilities: Working in a clean room environment supporting animal care and husbandry....
6 days ago
VetCor - Staatsburg, NY (12 miles from New Paltz, NY)
Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team. This is a full-time position with a flexible schedule; however, rotating evening and Saturday shifts will be required....
7 days ago
Kelly Services - Kingston, NY (11 miles from New Paltz, NY)
Follows proper breeding and animal care procedures. Monitors animal behavior and physical attributes to ensure animal health and confirm appropriate phenotype; reports any findings....
13 days ago
RAPS Consulting Inc. - Kingston, NY (11 miles from New Paltz, NY)
Follows proper breeding and animal care procedures. Monitors animal behaviour and physical attributes to ensure animal health and confirm appropriate phenotype; reports any findings....
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Newburgh, NY (15 miles from New Paltz, NY)
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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14 days ago
Premier Medical Group Of The Hudson Valley - Poughkeepsie, NY (11 miles from New Paltz, NY)
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27 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in New Paltz, NY

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in New Paltz, NY as reported by the BLS.

$44,198

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in New Paltz, NY 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 New Paltz, 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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