Veterinary Technician Jobs in Knightdale, 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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NC State University - Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Knightdale, 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...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Garner, NC (11 miles from Knightdale, NC)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
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1 day ago
THRIVE Affordable Vet Care - Cary, NC (17 miles from Knightdale, 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....
2 days ago
SAFE Haven for Cats - Raleigh, NC (6 miles from Knightdale, NC)
SAFE Care Spay/Neuter Clinic, located in one of the best places to live and work in the United States (Raleigh, NC) is looking for a registered veterinary technician with high volume spay/neuter or...
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18 hours ago SAFE Haven for Cats
Banfield Pet Hospital - Garner, NC (11 miles from Knightdale, NC)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
NC State University - Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Knightdale, 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....
3 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Knightdale, NC)
Gentle Care Animal Hospital on Tryon Rd. is now hiring a Full-Time Veterinary Technician to join their AMAZING team!...
7 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Cary, NC (17 miles from Knightdale, NC)
Kildaire Animal Medical Center is now hiring a Full-Time Veterinary Technician to join their AMAZING team!...
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7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Raleigh, NC (8 miles from Knightdale, NC)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
8 days ago
Charles River Labs - Morrisville, NC (19 miles from Knightdale, 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....
8 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Morrisville, NC (19 miles from Knightdale, 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....
9 days ago
Heritage Animal Hospital - Wake Forest, NC (13 miles from Knightdale, NC)
Candidates must have at least 2 years of experience as a veterinary technician, specifically in areas such as wellness medicine, client education, dentistry and surgery....
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10 days ago
Bluepearl - Cary, NC (17 miles from Knightdale, NC)
As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, you will: Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment....
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Knightdale, NC
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT)#CB Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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13 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Morrisville, NC (19 miles from Knightdale, 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....
13 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Knightdale, NC

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

$32,624

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Knightdale, 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 Knightdale, 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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