Veterinary Technician Jobs in Reading, 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 Animal Hospitals - Pottstown, PA (18 miles from Reading, 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
Honey Brook Animal Hospital - Chester County, PA (19 miles from Reading, PA)
Candidate must have at least 1 year experience in a full-service companion animal hospital as a veterinary technician/nurse and be familiar with companion animal hospital procedures....
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2 days ago Honey Brook Animal Hospital
Vca Animal Hospitals - Reading, 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...
4 days ago
MACUNGIE ANIMAL HOSPITAL - Macungie, PA (21 miles from Reading, PA)
He/she will perform venipuncture, IV catheterization, laboratory testing, radiology, anesthesia, client education and more....
5 days ago
Patt Veterinary Hospital - Gilbertsville, PA (19 miles from Reading, 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,...
6 days ago
Patt Veterinary Hospital - Gilbertsville, PA 19525, PA (19 miles from Reading, 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
Reading, PA
either a Certified Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technician with at least two years of Veterinary Hospital, Shelter Medicine, or High Volume Spay/ Neuter experience.The key responsibilities of...
9 days ago
Covance Inc. - Denver, PA (12 miles from Reading, PA)
Animal Care Technician 3 rd shift! Work Hours 9:00pm to 5:00am! Work Sunday night and be off Friday at 5:00am!...
23 days ago
Bluepearl - Reading, PA
Job Information BluePearl Weekend Evening Emergency Veterinary Technician in Shillington, Pennsylvania Weekend Evening Emergency Veterinary Technician Shillington Pennsylvania Vet Technician Opening...
30+ days ago
Covance - Denver, PA (12 miles from Reading, 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

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Reading, PA

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

$36,123

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Reading, 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 Reading, 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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