Veterinary Technician Jobs in San Antonio, 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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San Antonio Zoo - San Antonio, TX
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics Jobs Login 17-Jan-2022 to 31-Jan-2022 (CST) San Antonio, TX, USA 13.17 Hourly Full Time Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry. Medical,...
5 hours ago
San Antonio Zoo - San Antonio, TX
Nutrition Technician Jobs Login 12-Jan-2022 to 26-Jan-2022 (CST) San Antonio, TX, USA 12.50 Hourly Part Time Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry including a zoo membership after 30...
1 day ago
Pima Medical Institute - San Antonio, TX
Direct the educational activities of the Veterinary Nursing Programs. Develop and manage the approved curriculum and design teaching schedule. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Supervise the activities of the...
11 hours ago
San Antonio Zoo - Olmos Park, TX (3 miles from San Antonio, TX)
Are you an experienced part-time Nutrition Technician looking to work in a challenging, rewarding, and inspiring institution? San Antonio Zoo is looking for a qualified nutrition technician to...
3 days ago
Kitty Hawk Animal Hospital - San Antonio, TX
Details Posted: 14-Jan-22 Location: San Antonio, Texas Type: Full Time Required Education: DVM or equivalent Categories: Private Practice Occupation: Veterinarian Species: Canine Feline Mixed...
4 days ago
San Antonio, TX
It's about you and your loved one About the Position: Looking for Veterinary Technicians to help improve the quality of care given to the patients of Mission Veterinary Specialty and Emergency and to...
5 days ago
Aza - San Antonio, TX
San Antonio Zoo Animal Care Specialist - Herpetology The San Antonio Zoo is seeking a full-time Animal Care Specialist in their Herpetology Department....
5 days ago
SeaWorld Parks - San Antonio, TX
Husbandry Assistant (Seasonal) Aquatica San Antonio At SeaWorld, we're passionate about caring for animals. In fact, we've already rescued over 37,000 animals (and counting!). And we can save you...
5 days ago
Community Pet Health Center - San Antonio, TX
Assist doctors with appointments, surgery, and client education per hospital policy....
5 days ago
Bluepearl - San Antonio, TX
Veterinary Technician-Surgery San Antonio Texas Credentialed Paraprofessionals Description BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in San Antonio, TX i s hiring an exceptional Veterinary Technician...
5 days ago
Talent Care - Schertz, TX (16 miles from San Antonio, TX)
, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred Apply Now Type: Full Time (Hourly) Job ID: 66186...
5 days ago
Schertz Animal Hospital - Schertz, TX (16 miles from San Antonio, TX)
Experience: Veterinary Technician: 2 years (Preferred) Education: High School or equivalent (Required) Benefits: Health insurance Dental insurance Vision insurance 401K Paid time off Pet health benefits...
Cibolo Small Animal Hospital - San Antonio, TX
Essential Duties: Animal care and restraint of dogs and cats Vaccine preparation Laboratory sample analysis (CBC, Chemistry panel, Fecal test, Cytology, Heartworm test) Blood draws/placing IV catheters...
10 days ago
San Antonio Zoo - San Antonio, TX
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS AN HERPETOLOGY ANIMAL CARE SPECIALIST As the Herpetology Department, Animal Care Specialist performs various tasks related to providing proper handling, care, maintenance, exhibit...
11 days ago
County of Bexar - San Antonio, TX
care and feeding procedures; knowledge of humane animal handling and housing; knowledge of recognizing and interpreting animal signals Basic skill in operating a computer and office equipment; skill...
11 days ago

Demographic Data for San Antonio, TX

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Practice
Learn how to improve antimicrobial stewardship as a veterinary nurse or surgeon

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Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession
Get virtual vet work experience before embarking on a veterinary degree

The COVID-19 pandemic means that many potential vet students cannot undertake animal handling work experience.


Biomedical Equipment Technician Training: Maintenance & Repair
Maintaining and troubleshooting sophisticated medical instruments is not an easy task. In order to deliver effective care, the technician requires the knowledge of different aspects of biology and...

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in San Antonio, TX

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in San Antonio, 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 San Antonio, 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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