Veterinary Technician Jobs in Chapel Hill, 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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Unc Department Of Public Safety - Chapel Hill, NC
Job Information UNC Department of Public Safety UTS Temporary Lab Animal Husbandry/ Cage Washing Technician Pool at UNC Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Title: UTS Temporary Lab Animal...
18 hours ago
Complete Pet Care Animal Hospital - Raleigh, NC (23 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
care industry Strong customer service skills and experience High school diploma or equivalent Be able to communicate effectively verbally and an in writing Job Type: Full-time...
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2 days ago
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
A major responsibility of the Divisions veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and laboratory technicians is the health care and humane use of all animals....
3 days ago
NC State University - Chapel Hill, 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...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Chapel Hill, NC
Job Description: Are you an RVT looking to learn and grow in an established veterinary hospital? VCA Timberlyne Animal Hospital may be just the place you are looking for. We are a fast paced,...
4 days ago
The University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
A major responsibility of the Divisions veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and laboratory technicians is the health care and humane use of all animals....
4 days ago
THRIVE Affordable Vet Care - Cary, NC (20 miles from Chapel Hill, 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....
5 days ago
North Carolina State University - Chapel Hill, 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...
6 days ago
Durham, NC (8 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
Research Animal Care Tech Kelly Services Durham, NC 27706 Full-time, Part-time Refer friends, get paid!...
7 days ago
Duke University - Durham, NC (8 miles from Chapel Hill, 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...
10 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Cary, NC (20 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
Kildaire Animal Medical Center is now hiring a Full-Time Veterinary Technician to join their AMAZING team!...
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10 days ago
Charles River Labs - Morrisville, NC (14 miles from Chapel Hill, 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....
11 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Morrisville, NC (14 miles from Chapel Hill, 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....
11 days ago
Cary, NC (20 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
Research Animal Care Tech Kelly Services Cary, NC 27519 Full-time, Part-time Refer friends, get paid!...
12 days ago
Bluepearl - Cary, NC (20 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, you will: Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment....
13 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Chapel Hill, NC

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

$36,603

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Chapel Hill, 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 (3.8%)
  • 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 Chapel Hill, 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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