Veterinary Technician Jobs in Mckinney, 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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Talent Care - Richardson, TX (16 miles from Mckinney, TX)
contribute to a positive work environment Strong English written and verbal language skills Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required Experience with venipuncture, IV...
1 day ago
UT Dallas - Richardson, TX (16 miles from Mckinney, TX)
. * Observe & report problems involving animal care equipment and environmental support systems. * Maintain accurate departmental animal housing/support area record keeping. * Record animal health concerns...
4 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - McKinney, 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...
1 day ago
DVSC - Plano, TX (14 miles from Mckinney, TX)
Including but not limited to, the placement of IV catheters, blood draws, radiographs, intubation, surgical prep, and anesthetic monitoring....
National Veterinary Associates - Plano, TX (11 miles from Mckinney, TX)
Job Description Are you looking to be a part of an amazing team of people who get to help provide state of the art healthcare to our companion animals? Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center - Plano...
4 days ago
PetCo - Allen, TX (6 miles from Mckinney, TX)
The Veterinary Technician represents the mission and values to all clients....
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Garland, TX (17 miles from Mckinney, TX)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT)#CB Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
18 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Plano, TX (11 miles from Mckinney, 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...
26 days ago
Medvet - Richardson, TX (16 miles from Mckinney, TX)
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27 days ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - McKinney, TX
Veterinary Technician at Veterinary Practice Partners McKinney, TX Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team! Why Highlands-Eldorado Veterinary Hospital in McKinney, TX?...
30+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Plano, TX (11 miles from Mckinney, TX)
CVT/LVT/RVT (preferred, but not required Outstanding client education skills on wellness & preventive care Proficient venipuncture, IV-catheter, and injection administration skills Full knowledge to...
45+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - McKinney, TX
CVT/LVT/RVT (preferred, but not required) Outstanding client education skills on wellness & preventive care Proficient venipuncture, IV-catheter, and injection administration skills Full knowledge to...
45+ days ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Carrollton, TX (23 miles from Mckinney, TX)
Veterinary Technician | Full Time | Carrollton, TX at Veterinary Practice Partners Carrollton, TX Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team!...
45+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Lucas, TX (11 miles from Mckinney, TX)
IV catheter placement on dogs and cats Assist in anesthetizing patients; Dental procedures/Digital dental X-Rays; Operate anesthesia machine/Intubate; Prepare pets for surgery Monitor vital signs Benefits-Health...
45+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Garland, TX (17 miles from Mckinney, TX)
We are looking for an experienced, team playing veterinary technician at Animal Hospital of Garland. Experience with Cornerstone and bilingual is a plus, but not required....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Mckinney, TX

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

$33,496

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Mckinney, 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 Mckinney, 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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