Veterinary Technician Jobs in Apex, NC

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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North Carolina State University - Chapel Hill, NC (18 miles from Apex, NC)
Posting Number PG191342TM Position Number 48KS25 Position Type Temporary Essential Job Duties Selected individual will be responsible for the daily care of research animals including cage cleaning...
1 day ago
NC State University - Raleigh, NC (16 miles from Apex, NC)
Posting Number: PG190918SP Internal Recruitment: No Working Title: Equine and Food Animal Veterinary Technician Supervisor Anticipated Hiring Range: $49,000 - $52,000 Work Schedule: Scheduled hours...
1 day ago
THRIVE Affordable Vet Care - Cary, NC (8 miles from Apex, NC)
THRIVE is hiring Veterinary Technicians / Assistants who want to focus on their passion for helping animals. We focus on high quality, routine care at reasonable prices....
1 day ago
NC State University - Raleigh, NC (16 miles from Apex, NC)
Preferred Qualifications: Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of NC At least 2 years of experience as a veterinary technician in a clinical setting; preferably at a teaching hospital....
1 day ago
Durham, NC (19 miles from Apex, NC)
Research Animal Care Tech Kelly Services Durham, NC 27706 Full-time, Part-time Refer friends, get paid!...
3 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Raleigh, NC (16 miles from Apex, NC)
Gentle Care Animal Hospital on Tryon Rd. is now hiring a Full-Time Veterinary Technician to join their AMAZING team!...
5 days ago
Duke University - Durham, NC (19 miles from Apex, NC)
ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN (FULL-TIME/ROTATING SCHEDULE ; ROTATING CALL & WEEKENDS), DUKE REGIONAL Requisition Number: 99573 Date: Feb 24, 2021 Location: Durham, NC, US, 27710 Duke Regional Hospital...
5 days ago
NC State University - Raleigh, NC (16 miles from Apex, NC)
Previous veterinary technician experience....
6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Cary, NC (8 miles from Apex, NC)
Kildaire Animal Medical Center is now hiring a Full-Time Veterinary Technician to join their AMAZING team!...
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6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Raleigh, NC (16 miles from Apex, NC)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Apex, NC
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago
Charles River Labs - Morrisville, NC (11 miles from Apex, NC)
We are seeking an Animal Care Technician 1 for our Discovery site located in Morrisville, NC. Responsibilities: Perform animal cage changes under direct supervision....
7 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Morrisville, NC (11 miles from Apex, NC)
We are seeking an Animal Care Technician 1 for our Discovery site located in Morrisville, NC. Responsibilities: Perform animal cage changes under direct supervision....
7 days ago
Cary, NC (8 miles from Apex, NC)
Research Animal Care Tech Kelly Services Cary, NC 27519 Full-time, Part-time Refer friends, get paid!...
8 days ago
Bluepearl - Cary, NC (8 miles from Apex, NC)
As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, you will: Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment....
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Apex, NC

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

$32,624

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Apex, NC offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 Apex, NC
  • 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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