Veterinary Technician Jobs in Richardson, 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.

Search Veterinary Technician Jobs

1-15 of 55 Jobs
VCA Antech, Inc. - Irving, TX (16 miles from Richardson, TX)
VCA Metroplex Animal Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind Hybrid GP/Specialty/Emergency Practice!...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Dallas, TX (12 miles from Richardson, TX)
At VCA Katy Trail, you can be the Veterinary Technician you have always wanted to be!...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Flower Mound, TX (22 miles from Richardson, TX)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

2 days ago
Animal Medical Center of Highland Village - Lewisville, TX (21 miles from Richardson, TX)
Inserting IV catheters, and monitoring anesthesia, ventilators and fluid therapy. Operating autoclaves and Anprolene sterilizers....
Quick Apply

2 days ago Animal Medical Center of Highland Village
Bluepearl - Lewisville, TX (22 miles from Richardson, TX)
Possessesa working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications....
1 day ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Richardson, TX
Technician, Licensed Vet Tech, Credentialed Veterinary Technician, Credentialed Vet Tech, Credentialed Veterinary Tech, Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Tech, Vet Tech, Vet Technician, Veterinary...
1 day ago
Talent Care - Irving, TX (16 miles from Richardson, TX)
venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred Apply Now Type: Full Time (Hourly) Job ID: 33729...
1 day ago
Talent Care - Richardson, TX
venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred Apply Now Type: Full Time (Hourly) Job ID: 33687...
1 day ago
Bluepearl - Lewisville, TX (22 miles from Richardson, TX)
Job Information BluePearl MRI Technician in Lewisville, Texas MRI Technician Lewisville Texas Hospital Support Opening Statement BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital (CVSEC) in Lewisville,...
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Flower Mound, TX (22 miles from Richardson, TX)
At VCA Angel Animal Hospital, you can be the Veterinary Technician you have always wanted to be!...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Dallas, TX (12 miles from Richardson, TX)
Job Description: We are a fast paced, tech-driven, six doctor practice located just outside of Highland Park, TX seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician / Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
2 days ago
Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center - Dallas, TX (6 miles from Richardson, TX)
Applicants should be proficient in surgical preparation, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, radiology, and post-op care and monitoring of patients....
Quick Apply

1 day ago
HCA - Irving, TX (16 miles from Richardson, TX)
Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Part-time Endoscopy Technician Shift: Part time - Days, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Rotating weekends) Location: Medical City Las Colinas Do you have...
10 days ago
Talent Care - Frisco, TX (16 miles from Richardson, TX)
Apply for our Licensed Veterinary Technician job opening today!...
10 days ago
Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX (12 miles from Richardson, TX)
Endoscopy Tech UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Texas, United States 2 hours ago Icon-Share Description Certified Endoscopy Tech 7:30-4:00 Monday-Friday Job Summary Busy Inpatient /...
11 days ago

Demographic Data for Richardson, TX

Moving to Richardson, TX? Find some basic demographic data about Richardson, TX below.


99,347
4,133
Medium/Lg

Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Veterinary Assistant

Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant? This intensive course will provide the information you need to become a productive member of a veterinary...


Veterinary Assistant Series

If you love animals and have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant, the Veterinary Assistant Series may be perfect for you. Taught by a practicing veterinarian and college...


Veterinary Medical Terminology

To work in the veterinary field, you need to understand the medical language unique to the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of animals. This online course will teach you the definition and...


Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Richardson, TX

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Richardson, 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 Richardson, 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 Richardson, 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%)

Other Titles

Here are some other career titles that require similar skills

Veterinary Technician Related Career Advice Articles

Guide to Veterinary Technician Societies

A brief guide to veterinary technician societies approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).


How to Break into Veterinary Telehealth

Considering exploring a career in veterinary telemedicine? Here's what you need to know.


How Long Does It Take to Become a Veterinarian?

If you’ve dreamed of working with animals but aren’t sure how to become a veterinarian, read our guide to educational requirements, salaries, and more.