Veterinary Technician Jobs in Bakerstown, PA

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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Pittsburgh, PA (20 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
catheter removal, femoral hemostasis, or IV insertion....
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - McKnight, PA (9 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
Essential skills of this position include: must be able to lift 45lb and work on feet for several hours at a time; proficiency in venipuncture; IV catheter placement; drug calculations; induction and...
1 hour ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (20 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (20 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
University Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA (20 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
Sr Cagewasher Technician at University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Posted in General Business about 22 hours ago. Type: Full-Time Job Description: The Division of Laboratory Animal...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tarentum, PA (7 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

1 day ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Animal Friends - Pittsburgh, PA (20 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
The Behavior Care Technician's primary duties involve direct care of the shelter animals. This care involves feeding of the animals and cleaning of the cages, as well as general cleaning and...
15 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Wexford, PA (7 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - McKnight, PA (9 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
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...
1 hour ago
Monroeville, PA (18 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
catheter removal, femoral hemostasis, or IV insertion....
19 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Monroeville, PA (18 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tarentum, PA (7 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
11 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Castle Shannon, PA (20 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
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...
1 hour ago
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA (20 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
The Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) Senior Cagewash Technician will perform administrative and facility support functions to ensure optimal operations. In addition, the individual...
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA (20 miles from Bakerstown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Bakerstown, PA

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

$32,164

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Bakerstown, PA 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 Bakerstown, PA
  • 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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