Veterinary Technician Jobs in Knoxville, TN

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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Knoxville, TN
Assistant Duties: Walking dogs, kennel boarding duties, laundry, restraining pets for procedures or medications, checking clients into exams and surgery, light bathing and lots of poop of course....
2 days ago
Ideal Vet - Oak Ridge, TN (20 miles from Knoxville, TN)
Full-service Small Animal Veterinary Hospital hiring passionate team members to assist our Veterinarians with every aspect of pet care: examinations, client education, pet medical treatments, surgery...
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3 days ago
Animal Emergency and Specialty Center of Knoxville - Knoxville, TN
Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville is the 24-hour partner to your neighborhood veterinarian, here to manage illnesses and injuries when your neighborhood veterinarian is closed and...
8 days ago
University of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN
Depending on qualifications, successful candidate will be hired as a Veterinary Technician I or II or Senior Veterinary Technician I....
8 days ago
Animal Emergency and Specialty Center of Knoxville - Knoxville, TN 37901, TN
Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville is the 24-hour partner to your neighborhood veterinarian, here to manage illnesses and injuries when your neighborhood veterinarian is closed and...
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10 days ago Animal Emergency and Specialty Center of Knoxville
Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic - Seymour, TN (12 miles from Knoxville, TN)
Veterinary Tech or Assistant East TN Seymour Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic Application Attachments: Please include your resume and up to two additional documents. Add File The application opened in...
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Knoxville, TN
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...
12 days ago
Loudon County Animal Hospital - Lenoir City, TN (21 miles from Knoxville, TN)
Are you a well-trained, highly efficient licensed veterinary technician, and feel like all you get to do is hold animals?...
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13 days ago
Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic - Seymour, TN (12 miles from Knoxville, TN)
We are a small animal veterinary office in the heart of east TN. Seymour is a small community with beautiful mountain views and just 30 minutes away from knoxville, sevierville, and alcoa TN. Our...
13 days ago
Animal Emergency Specialty Center - Knoxville, TN
Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville ICU Veterinary Technician - Specialty Hospital Animal Emergency and Specialty Center - Knoxville, TN - Full Time Animal Emergency & Specialty Center...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Knoxville, TN
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Alcoa, TN (11 miles from Knoxville, TN)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Knoxville, TN

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

$28,410

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Knoxville, TN offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • 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 Knoxville, TN
  • 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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