Veterinary Technician Jobs in Norristown, 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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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Horsham, PA (10 miles from Norristown, PA)
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant...
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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Horsham, PA (10 miles from Norristown, PA)
care, research or formulations departments)....
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Vca Animal Hospitals - Pottstown, PA (17 miles from Norristown, PA)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
1 day ago
Zoetis - Philadelphia, PA (15 miles from Norristown, PA)
Are you a superstar in a clinical laboratory testing searching for somewhere to really shine? Are you excited about working in the veterinary space? Ready to take your experience and lead a...
2 days ago
Zoetis, Inc. - Exton, PA (17 miles from Norristown, PA)
Are you a superstar in a clinical laboratory testing searching for somewhere to really shine? Are you excited about working in the veterinary space? Ready to take your experience and lead a...
2 days ago
The Pet Mechanic - Philadelphia, PA 19106, PA (16 miles from Norristown, PA)
The Pet Mechanic is looking for an Experienced Veterinary Technician. This position is full time....
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5 days ago The Pet Mechanic
Patt Veterinary Hospital - Gilbertsville, PA (18 miles from Norristown, PA)
Patt Veterinary Associates is hiring! We are a 4-doctor practice located in Gilbertsville, PA. Looking for an experienced technician to join our amazing team! Full-time employee benefits,...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Springfield, PA (13 miles from Norristown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Patt Veterinary Hospital - Gilbertsville, PA 19525, PA (18 miles from Norristown, PA)
Patt Veterinary Associates is hiring! We are a 4-doctor practice located in Gilbertsville, PA. Looking for an experienced technician to join our amazing team! Full-time employee benefits,...
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6 days ago Patt Veterinary Hospital
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Horsham, PA (10 miles from Norristown, PA)
care, research or formulations departments)....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Warminster, PA (14 miles from Norristown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Willow Grove, PA (11 miles from Norristown, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Horsham, PA (10 miles from Norristown, PA)
., may include fetal evaluations, cholinesterase evaluations, or other skills in the animal care, research or formulations departments). Evaluate department processes for possible improvements....
7 days ago
Doylestown Animal Medical Clinic - Doylestown, PA 18902, PA (19 miles from Norristown, PA)
surgery preparation, anesthesia monitoring, surgical monitoring and patient recovery skills....
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8 days ago Doylestown Animal Medical Clinic

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Veterinary Office Manager

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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...


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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Norristown, PA

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

$38,602

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Norristown, 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 Norristown, 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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