Veterinary Technician Jobs in Philadelphia, 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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VCA Antech, Inc. - Philadelphia, PA
VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, is seeking a Veterinary Technician with anesthesia, venipuncture and surgical skills, to join our fear free, feline friendly certified, AAHA accredited hospital...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Woodbury, NJ (9 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #CB Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA...
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1 day ago
Mount Laurel Animal Hospital - Mount Laurel, NJ (13 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
monitoring Able to perform CPCR Ability to calculate CRIs and medication calculations Knowledge of fluid pumps and fluid set up, including syringe pumps and administration Skills/Qualifications: One...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Hulmeville, PA (21 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Job Description: Veterinary Technician Supervisor VCA Delaware Valley Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced, Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our leadership team as Technician Supervisor...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Wilmington, DE (24 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
Bluepearl - Conshohocken, PA (11 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Must be experienced in anesthesia monitoring, will be assisting with appointments, procedures, etc....
9 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Cherry Hill, NJ (7 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Description: Certified Veterinary Technician Sign On Bonus up to $3k!...
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1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Philadelphia, PA
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
Direct Apply

1 day ago
Vetcor - Cinnaminson, NJ (9 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Cinnaminson Animal Hospital, a well-established and high-quality general practice, seeks to add a Veterinary Technician to our friendly team....
1 day ago
Bluepearl - Langhorne, PA (21 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Technician to join our fast-paced team....
9 hours ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Horsham, PA (16 miles from Philadelphia, 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...
3 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Horsham, PA (16 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
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3 days ago
Mount Laurel Animal Hospital - Mount Laurel, NJ (13 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Oncology Veterinary Technician The ideal candidate has specialty veterinary experience with a broad knowledge of veterinary science including pharmacology and oncology with strong logic and math skills...
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4 days ago Mount Laurel Animal Hospital
Mount Laurel Animal Hospital - Mount Laurel, NJ (13 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
monitoring Able to perform CPCR Ability to calculate CRI’s and medication calculations Knowledge of fluid pumps and fluid set up, including syringe pumps and administration Skills/Qualifications: One...
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4 days ago Mount Laurel Animal Hospital
Mount Laurel Animal Hospital - Mount Laurel, NJ (13 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
Emergency Veterinary Technician Responsibilities and Skills: Ability to triage patients and determine level of urgency Able to perform venipuncture for emergencies with a basic knowledge of hematology...
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4 days ago Mount Laurel Animal Hospital

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Philadelphia, PA

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

$38,602

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Philadelphia, 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 (3.8%)
  • 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 Philadelphia, 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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