Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elgin, 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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Pet Specialists of Austin - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Emergency Veterinary Technicians perform a variety of animal-health and client-education duties and ensure quality pet and client care....
8 hours ago
University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX (23 miles from Elgin, TX)
Job Posting Title: Research Engineering Scientist Assistant, Laboratory Technician (Melamed Lab), Department of Neurology, Dell Medical School ---- Hiring Department: Department of Neurology ----...
1 day ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
ARE YOU A SKILLED AND DEDICATED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN WHO IS LOOKING FOR A LONG-TERM POSITION?...
2 days ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Veterinary Radiology Technician Assistant (RTA) ________________________________________ Are you looking for a way to recharge your veterinary technician career?...
10 hours ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
AVES Veterinary Anesthesia Technician ________________________________________ Are you looking for a way to recharge your veterinary technician career?...
10 hours ago
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Bastrop, TX (12 miles from Elgin, TX)
Additional Information Requisition ID: 137372 Employment Status: Full-Time Employee Status: Regular FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay Work Week: Days Fund Type: Soft Pivotal Position:...
3 days ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Veterinary Technician Position Available Bilingual preferred (but not required) Some Experience Preferred....
3 days ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Austin Urban Vet Center is looking for an enthusiastic and hard working veterinary technician to join our team. This is a full-time position....
3 days ago
Round Rock, TX (23 miles from Elgin, TX)
client education....
5 days ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
-Kennel duties as required including cage cleaning, laundry and general hospital cleaning. -Assist in the restraint of animals for examinations, procedures and treatments....
5 days ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Veterinary Neurology Technician (Austin) Are you looking for a way to recharge your veterinary technician career?...
5 days ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
A minimum of 6 months to 1 year of animal care facility experience is required....
5 days ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
The applicant's skill set should include (but not be limited to) intravenous catheter placement, venipuncture, anesthesia monitoring, drug dose calculation, and a strong interest in internal medicine...
5 days ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Are you looking for a way to recharge your veterinary technician career? Are you energetic, enthusiastic about patient care with a passion for high quality medicine?...
6 days ago
Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
client education....
6 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elgin, TX

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

$29,919

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Elgin, TX 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 Elgin, 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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