Veterinary Technician Jobs in Syracuse, 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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Jamesville, NY (7 miles from Syracuse, NY)
1-2 NYS licensed Vet Technicians needed for busy growing small animal hospital in the Syracuse NY area. No traffic, low cost of living, good schools, beautiful part of NY state. The practice is...
2 days ago
www.vmccny.com - East Syracuse, NY (6 miles from Syracuse, NY)
Gayle came to VMC originally in 2005 as a Licensed Veterinary Technician, after having worked in a busy ER/Specialty practice in Colorado....
19 days ago
Dewitt Animal Hospital, P C - Syracuse, NY
We are a busy, general practice clinic seeking motivated, energetic, Veterinary Technicians to add to our team....
29 days ago
DeWitt Animal Hospital, P.C. - Syracuse, NY
NYS Veterinary Technician License, or license eligible. New graduates are welcome!...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Cazenovia, NY (18 miles from Syracuse, NY)
VCA Cazenovia Animal Hospital is seeking a full time NYS licensed or license eligible veterinary technician....
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Syracuse, NY
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Syracuse, NY

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

$35,662

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Syracuse, NY 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 Syracuse, 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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