Veterinary Technician Jobs in Austin, TX

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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Austin, TX
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Description - External Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sunset Valley, TX (7 miles from Austin, TX)
Utilize technical skills to the fullest, within state practice acts regarding duties of credentialed veterinary technicians. Mentor other paraprofessionals in the hospital....
2 days ago
Emancipet - Austin, TX
Emancipet is expanding and hiring veterinary technicians for our Central Austin clinic - no experience necessary!...
2 days ago
US Anesthesia Partners - Austin, TX
Overview U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP) - Texas Central is seeking a full-time Anesthesia Technician to work at Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin, Texas. This is a non-exempt, daytime hour...
1 day ago
Alliance Animal Health - Cedar Park, TX (19 miles from Austin, TX)
Job Description We are searching for a full-time or part-time experienced veterinary technician (licensed or just experienced) to join our team....
7 hours ago
PETCO - Cedar Park, TX (19 miles from Austin, TX)
Provide guests with exceptional customer service by being the subject matter expert on all products, nutrition, services, promotions, local community events and other areas of animal care and wellness...
3 days ago
Lakeway Veterinary Clinic - Austin, TX (16 miles from Austin, TX)
**** $1,000 Sign On Bonus **** Inquire for details Veterinary Technician Our busy 5 doctor veterinary practice located in the heart of Lakeway is looking for Veterinary Technicians....
VCA Animal Hospitals - Cedar Park, TX (19 miles from Austin, TX)
VCA Premier Animal Hospital and Pet Resort located in Cedar Park Texas is currently seeking an enthusiastic Veterinary Technician Assistant to join our team....
6 days ago
Emancipet - Pflugerville, TX (17 miles from Austin, TX)
Emancipet is expanding and hiring veterinary technicians for our Pflugerville clinic - no experience necessary!...
8 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Round Rock, TX (22 miles from Austin, TX)
Position at Heart of Texas Specialty and Emergency Center Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center is now hiring a Veterinary Technician Assistant to join our INCREDIBLE team!...
11 days ago
Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital - Austin, TX (5 miles from Austin, TX)
Got the right combination of passion and professionalism to assist our veterinarians in the exam room, lab, and in surgery? Are you able to deliver exceptional service to our patients and their...
Veterinary Practice Partners - Austin, TX
Veterinary Technician at Veterinary Practice Partners Austin, TX Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team! Why AM/PM Animal Hospital?...
11 days ago
Circle C Animal Hospital - Austin, TX (6 miles from Austin, TX)
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City of Pflugerville, TX - Pflugerville, TX (17 miles from Austin, TX)
The City of Pflugerville is seeking its next Animal Care Tech Supervisor to join our team!...
Remote Work
15 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Austin, TX
At VCA Capital Area Veterinary Specialists, you can be the Veterinary Technician you have always wanted to be!...
15 days ago

Demographic Data for Austin, TX

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Austin, TX

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Austin, TX offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • 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 Austin, TX
  • 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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