Veterinary Technician Jobs in Richmond, 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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Midlothian, VA (11 miles from Richmond, VA)
Pet Care Supervisor/Coordinator Holiday Barn Pet Resorts - Midlothian What do we do at Holiday Barn Pet Resorts? We get the opportunity, every day, to care for, play with, and be an integral part...
3 days ago
People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals - Ashland, VA (12 miles from Richmond, VA)
Licensed Veterinary Technician PETA Apply Job Type Full-time Description Position Objectives: To provide high-quality care for patients of high-volume spay and neuter veterinary clinic Primary Responsibilities...
2 days ago
Encore Vet Group - Chester, VA (17 miles from Richmond, VA)
Apply Description Are you an LVT who is ready to utilize your skills to the fullest? Chester Animal Clinic is seeking an awesome candidate to complete our team! Come learn, work hard, and enjoy...
8 hours ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - Richmond, VA
Qualifications and Skills: Licensed Veterinary Technicians only with a minimum of 3 years experience....
4 days ago
Scott's Addition Animal Hospital - Richmond, VA (2 miles from Richmond, VA)
prophies, dental radiology, radiology, assisting in ultrasounds, maintaining patient invoices and client education....
Virginia Veterinary Centers - Carytown, VA - Richmond, VA (2 miles from Richmond, VA)
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Richmond, VA
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Colonial Heights, VA (21 miles from Richmond, VA)
Licensed Veterinary Technician - sign-on bonus for $5,000!!...
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Richmond, VA
As a Banfield veterinary technician, you will work alongside pet health care industry experts to make a difference in the lives of the pets and clients we serve....
8 days ago
Henrico, VA (12 miles from Richmond, VA)
QA Technicians / Tecnicos para control de Calidad 2nd shift TDBBS is hiring QA Technicians / Tecnicos para control de Calidad. Starting on a day shift for training purposes as soon as possible....
14 days ago
vetXpress - Colonial Heights, VA (21 miles from Richmond, VA)
VetXpress in Colonial Heights, VA is currently seeing an additional Veterinary Technician and/or assistant to join our growing team!...
Bluepearl - Richmond, VA
As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, you will: Induce,monitorand recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment....
15 days ago
Vetcor - Richmond, VA
The Stratford Hills Veterinary Center, a well-established three doctor small animal general practice, seeks to add an experienced Vet Assistant or Veterinary Technician to our friendly team....
28 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Chester, VA (17 miles from Richmond, VA)
We are looking to add an energetic and compassionate Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our family at Centralia Animal Hospital in Chester VA....
45+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Mechanicsville, VA (15 miles from Richmond, VA)
Mechanicsville Animal Hospital is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to join our wonderful and supportive team....
60+ days ago

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession
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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Richmond, VA

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Richmond, VA 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 Richmond, 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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