Veterinary Technician Jobs in Blacksburg, VA

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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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Blacksburg, VA
CSS/Surgery TechVirginia TechBlacksburg, VirginiaUnited States Search CSS/Surgery Tech Virginia Tech, United States Back Email Updated: about 1 hour ago Location: Blacksburg, VIRGINIA Deadline: 10...
6 days ago
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Blacksburg, VA
Required Qualifications Licensed or licensed eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Veterinary Technician (LVT); working knowledge of basic nursing skills; ability to place intravenous catheters...
30+ days ago
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Blacksburg, VA
Senior) Animal Care Technician Apply now Job no: 514983 Work type: Staff Senior management: Vice President for Research Department: Animal Care Location: Blacksburg Area Categories: Other, Research...
30+ days ago
Pulaski County - Pulaski, VA (23 miles from Blacksburg, VA)
Job Information Pulaski County ANIMAL CARE SPECIALIST in Pulaski, Virginia The Pulaski County Animal Shelter is accepting applications for three part-time Animal Care Specialists....
30+ days ago
Spectrum Brands - Blacksburg, VA
Division Information The Pet Care business unit of Spectrum Brands is based in St. Louis, Missouri with distribution, manufacturing and sales offices throughout the US and globe. Owners of dogs,...
60+ days ago
Envigo - Dublin, VA (17 miles from Blacksburg, VA)
Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician in our Dublin, VA location - we have an exciting future ahead! Is this you? We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team!...
60+ days ago
Envigo - Dublin, VA (17 miles from Blacksburg, VA)
Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician in our Dublin, VA location - we have an exciting future ahead! Is this you? We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team!...
60+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Blacksburg, VA

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

$38,279

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Blacksburg, VA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Blacksburg, VA
  • 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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