Veterinary Technician Jobs in Houston, 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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MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX
KEY FUNCTIONS Anesthesia Support Technician opportunity in Anesthesia Services department. The ideal candidate will have three years of Anesthesia Technician experience. Work week - Monday -...
2 days ago
Animal ER of Northwest Houston - Cypress, TX (23 miles from Houston, TX)
Staff are involved in client education and help provide a comfort as families present for patient care. Compensation is dependent upon experience....
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3 days ago Animal ER of Northwest Houston
VCA Antech, Inc. - Pearland, TX (15 miles from Houston, TX)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our team....
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Pearland, TX (15 miles from Houston, TX)
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
VCA Antech, Inc. - Spring, TX (21 miles from Houston, TX)
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
VCA Antech, Inc. - Houston, TX
Duties will include: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Laboratory work...
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pearland, TX (15 miles from Houston, TX)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT)#CB Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Houston, TX
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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4 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Houston, TX
You can expect to liaison between our Cardiologists and clients, assist with client education and scheduling, as well as manage patient appointments....
4 days ago
Houston Methodist - Houston, TX
Work Shift: EVENING Work Week: This position works Monday - Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., plus rotates call Job Summary JOB SUMMARY: At Houston Methodist, the Anesthesia Tech (AT) provides...
5 days ago
Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists & 24-Hour Care - Sugar Land, TX 77478, TX (18 miles from Houston, TX)
Veterinary Technicians are the backbone of our veterinary hospital....
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6 days ago Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists & 24-Hour Care
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX
Routine Animal Care : Performs daily animal care and health flagging for assigned area and may assist with daily animal care for assigned area, including areas requirement specialized and/or additional...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sugar Land, TX (18 miles from Houston, TX)
Learn all aspects of hospital organization and function by observing and participating in procedures with the coach veterinary technician or doctor....
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9 days ago
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX
Routine Animal Care & Specialized Animal Procedures : Performs daily animal care and health flagging for assigned areas, including those requiring specialized training such as large animal (USDA-covered...
10 days ago
Confidential - Houston, TX (20 miles from Houston, TX)
Copperfield Animal Clinic, a small animal practice, is seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician to be a part of our team, with possible leadership promotion based on desirable, demonstrated skills...
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10 days ago Confidential

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Houston, TX

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

$27,636

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Houston, TX 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 (3.8%)
  • 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 Houston, 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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