Veterinary Technician Jobs in Gastonia, 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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Central Providence Veterinary Hospital - Charlotte, NC (22 miles from Gastonia, NC)
**URGENTLY HIRING** Experienced CVT or Veterinary Assistant Needed for Small Animal Practice in Charlotte, NC Must have at least 6 months of previous technician or vet assistant experience with a...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Charlotte, NC (22 miles from Gastonia, NC)
Registered Veterinary Technician at Banfield Pet Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina Posted in Retail about 2 hours ago....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Charlotte, NC (22 miles from Gastonia, NC)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Veterinary Office Manager

This Veterinary Assistant Online Certificate course will teach you the essential skills for managing the business aspects of veterinary practice and becoming a veterinary assistant working with...


Veterinary Assistant

Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant? This intensive course will provide the information you need to become a productive member of a veterinary...


Maintenance Technician

Do you have a knack for tinkering and fixing things with your hands? Are you looking for a career where you can do what you love every day? This online course includes an intensive overview of...


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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Gastonia, NC

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

$33,516

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Gastonia, 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 Gastonia, 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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