Veterinary Technician Jobs in Galveston, 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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VCA Animal Hospitals - League City, TX (23 miles from Galveston, TX)
Duties will include: - Venipuncture, IV Catheter placement and anesthesia experience a must! Maintaining medical records. Preparing surgical suite and surgical patients. Filling prescriptions....
13 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Dickinson, TX (19 miles from Galveston, TX)
Immediate need for full time Veterinary Technicians....
18 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Galveston, TX
Veterinary Technicians are under the guidance and supervision of the veterinarian....
45+ days ago
University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX
Follows rules and regulations related to laboratory animal care. Salary Range: Commensurate with experience....
60+ days ago
City Of League City - League City, TX (23 miles from Galveston, TX)
Performs work in the League City animal shelter to include care and maintenance of animals and grounds while humanely following City policy and State of Texas laws. This is a safety sensitive...
60+ days ago
University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX
Minimum of two years experience working in an animal facility or validated completion of the military occupational school (MOS: 68T Animal Care Specialist)....
90+ days ago
City Of League City - League City, TX (23 miles from Galveston, TX)
Performs work in the League City animal shelter to include care and maintenance of animals and grounds while humanely following City policy and State of Texas laws. This is a safety sensitive...
90+ days ago
University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX
Provides specialized animal care, including quarantine, biohazard, and sterile housing. Ensures equipment in animal rooms are functioning properly....
90+ days ago
City Of League City - League City, TX (23 miles from Galveston, TX)
Reportsto: The volunteer Veterinary Technician reports to the Animal Services Manager. Example of Duties Triaging, handling, and restraining adoption center pets....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Galveston, TX

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

$27,636

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Galveston, 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 Galveston, 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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