Veterinary Technician Jobs in Lacey, WA

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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Evergreen Animal Hospital - Gig Harbor, WA (24 miles from Lacey, WA)
$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR EXPERIENCED LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIANS Evergreen Animal Hospital is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician (full-time) to join our team!...
19 hours ago
State of Washington - Olympia, WA (4 miles from Lacey, WA)
Full-Time/Non-permanent 6-month - Fish Hatchery Technician Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery Fish Program - Hatchery Division 125 Salmon Lane, Salkum, WA 98582 Anticipated start date is March 1, 2021...
5 days ago
State of Washington - Olympia, WA (4 miles from Lacey, WA)
Full-Time/Non-permanent 7-month - Fish Hatchery Technician Cowlitz Trout Hatchery Fish Program - Hatchery Division 165 Osprey Lane, Toledo, WA 98591. Anticipated start date is April 1, 2021...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lacey, WA
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Tacoma, WA (22 miles from Lacey, WA)
Prepares animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas and placing IV catheters. Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas....
6 days ago
Western EcoSystems Technology - Rainier, WA (14 miles from Lacey, WA)
Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States, is looking for a temporary full time, Biological Field Technician. Since...
7 days ago
Talent Care - Olympia, WA (4 miles from Lacey, WA)
Apply Now Healthy Pets Animal Hospital is in search of a PAW-sitively awesome Licensed Veterinary Technician!...
7 days ago
Talent Care - Tacoma, WA (22 miles from Lacey, WA)
Job Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities: Proficiency in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophies Perform quality full body and dental radiographs for subsequent...
7 days ago
Talent Care - Olympia, WA (4 miles from Lacey, WA)
Job Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities: Proficiency in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophies Perform quality full body and dental radiographs for subsequent...
7 days ago
Purdy Veterinary Hospital - Gig Harbor, WA (24 miles from Lacey, WA)
Active Washington State Veterinary Technician License...
8 days ago
State of Washington - Olympia, WA (4 miles from Lacey, WA)
TWO OPENINGS FULL-TIME/NON-PERMANENT SCIENTIFIC TECHNICIAN 2 WESTERN POND TURTLE TECHNICIANS Wildlife Program Klickitat County, Washington Anticipated Appointment Length: 3 Months April 26th, 2021...
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lakewood, WA (19 miles from Lacey, WA)
Veterinary Technician-up to $3,000 sign-on available!...
17 days ago
Tumwater Veterinary Hospital - Tumwater, WA (4 miles from Lacey, WA)
Job Information Tumwater Veterinary Hospital Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technician in TUMWATER, Washington Job Purpose:Maintains records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting...
45+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Olympia, WA (4 miles from Lacey, WA)
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...
60+ days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Lacey, WA
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Lacey, WA

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

$40,151

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Lacey, WA 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 Lacey, WA
  • 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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