Veterinary Technician Jobs in Palmyra, 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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Covance Incorporated - Denver, PA (24 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Animal Care Technician for Denver, Pennsylvania $1,000 sign on bonus!! 3rd shift! Work Hours 9:00pm to 5:00am!...
23 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lancaster, PA (20 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
2 days ago
Covance Inc. - Denver, PA (24 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Animal Care Technician for Denver, Pennsylvania $1,000 sign on bonus!! 3 rd shift! Work Hours 9:00pm to 5:00am!...
3 days ago
Covance - Denver, PA (24 miles from Palmyra, PA)
4 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Womelsdorf, PA (21 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Job Description Full Time Certified Veterinary Technician Supervisor position open for CVT or equivalent experience....
7 days ago
Envigo - Denver, PA (24 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician in our Denver, PA location - we have an exciting future ahead! Is this you? We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team!...
13 days ago
Envigo - Denver, PA (24 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Together, we are creating a dynamic products and services company, dedicated to supporting research that makes a real difference to people's lives. Consider joining us as an Animal Technician in...
13 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - York, PA (23 miles from Palmyra, PA)
The Animal Emergency & Referral Center of York is now hiring a Part-Time Veterinary Technician!!...
14 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - York, PA (23 miles from Palmyra, PA)
The Animal Emergency & Referral Center of York is now hiring a Part-Time Veterinary Technician!!...
17 days ago
AmSurg Corp. - Lancaster, PA (20 miles from Palmyra, PA)
MidAtlantic Endoscopy Center specializes in colon cancer screening and the treatment of digestive health in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Our high quality care is provided in a setting that is...
18 days ago
Covance Inc. - Denver, PA (24 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Animal Care Technician 3 rd shift! Work Hours 9:00pm to 5:00am! Work Sunday night and be off Friday at 5:00am!...
18 days ago
Envigo - Denver, PA (24 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Animal Care Technician - Full or Part Time Req ID: 8060 Location: Denver, PA Department: Operations/ Production Description Together, we are creating a dynamic products and services company, dedicated...
45+ days ago
Covance - Denver, PA (24 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Animal Care Technician 3 rd shift! Work Hours 9:00pm to 5:00am! Work Sunday night and be off Friday at 5:00am!...
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60+ days ago
Envigo - Denver, PA (24 miles from Palmyra, PA)
Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician in our Denver, PA location - we have an exciting future ahead! Is this you? We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team!...
60+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - New Cumberland, PA (15 miles from Palmyra, 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...
60+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Palmyra, PA

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

$34,859

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Palmyra, PA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Palmyra, 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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