Veterinary Technician Jobs in Rochester, 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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Pathway Vet Alliance - Rochester, NY
Candidates must have at least 1 years of experience as an LVT and have proficiency with animal handling and patient care....
1 day ago
Finger Lakes Pet Resort - Farmington, NY (18 miles from Rochester, NY)
Lodging Operations Oversee all operations within the lodging branch of the Finger Lakes Pet Resort Maintain and revise as necessary lodging area standard operating procedures Monitor animal health...
Veterinary Practice Partners - Henrietta, NY (7 miles from Rochester, NY)
Per Diem Licensed Vet Tech | Henrietta, NY | Flexible Schedule at Veterinary Practice Partners Henrietta, NY Seeking an independent, compassionate Per Diem Licensed Vet Tech to join our team!...
6 days ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Henrietta, NY (7 miles from Rochester, NY)
Veterinary Technician | Full Time | Henrietta, NY | Sign On Bonus!...
6 days ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Rochester, NY
Veterinary Technician | Full Time | Rochester, NY at Veterinary Practice Partners Rochester, NY Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team!...
6 days ago
City of Rochester - NY - Rochester, NY
General Description The incumbent in this position is responsible for the daily care, feeding, and enrichment of animals, and assisting with customer service in the Rochester Animal Services...
7 days ago
University Rochester - Rochester, NY
Animal Care: animal cigarette smoke exposures and inhalation (oral, s.c., i.m., i.v., or i.p.), lung and heart removal, dissection and tissue preparation....
8 days ago
University Rochester - Rochester, NY
Animal Care: animal cigarette smoke exposures and inhalation (oral, s.c., i.m., i.v., or i.p.), lung and heart removal, dissection and tissue preparation....
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Rochester, NY
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
12 days ago
City of Rochester (NY) - Rochester, NY
The incumbent in this position is responsible for the daily care, feeding, and enrichment of animals, and assisting with customer service in the Rochester Animal Services Shelter. Direct...
15 days ago
University Rochester - Rochester, NY
At least 6 years of Animal Care experience and LAT certification by AALAS preferred. Experience working with spreadsheets and databases preferred....
22 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Rochester, NY
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
30+ days ago
Erie Canal Animal Hospital / Apple Country Veterinary Hospital - Spencerport, NY (11 miles from Rochester, NY)
We want to invest in the future of veterinary medicine! Veterinary colleges encourage off-campus educational experiences in practices outside of the teaching hospital. This practical, real-life...
30+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Victor, NY (15 miles from Rochester, NY)
Pathway Vet Alliance is seeking a Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our amazing team!...
45+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Ontario, NY (16 miles from Rochester, NY)
Position at Animal Junction Veterinary Clinic Animal Junction Veterinary Clinic is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our growing team!...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Rochester, NY

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

$39,808

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Rochester, 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 Rochester, 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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