Veterinary Technician Jobs in Olympia, 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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Covetrus - Olympia, WA
Technical Support Technician (Remote) Covetrus Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive improved health and...
Remote Work
13 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Spanaway, WA (23 miles from Olympia, WA)
Tahoma Veterinary Hospital in Spanaway is currently hiring for a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Must live within apx 30 min of the clinic....
6 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Parkland, WA (23 miles from Olympia, WA)
VCA Pacific Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician for our Urgent Care department....
21 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Spanaway, WA (23 miles from Olympia, WA)
At Spanaway Vet, we are actively looking for Licensed Technicians with a deep-rooted passion for preventative medicine and client education to help serve our clients and improve the overall well-being...
27 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Olympia, WA
We need an experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician to provide excellent patient care with a focus on wellness and client education....
30+ days ago
Western Veterinary Partners - Lacey, WA (4 miles from Olympia, WA)
Were Looking For: Licensed Veterinary Technicians with at least 3 years of experience Positive, high energy team players with great communication and multi-tasking abilities Self-starters who pay excellent...
30+ days ago
Talent Care - Olympia, WA
, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred Apply Now Type: Part Time (Hourly) Job ID: 57729...
30+ days ago
State of Washington - Olympia, WA
What you must have (required qualifications): Required: Veterinary Technician License. 2 years of experience in the animal/avian/veterinary field. Valid Washington State Driver's License....
45+ days ago
State of Washington - Olympia, WA (4 miles from Olympia, WA)
Qualifications What you must have (required qualifications): Required: Veterinary Technician License. 2 years of experience in the animal/avian/veterinary field....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Olympia, WA

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

$40,151

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Olympia, WA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • 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 Olympia, 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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