Veterinary Technician Jobs in Port Orchard, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Tacoma, WA (21 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) cb Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Bothell, WA (22 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tacoma, WA (21 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) NAVTA NAVTA Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
3 days ago
Harborview Medical Center - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
The UW animal care program is accredited by AAALAC International and provides services to over 400 principal investigators....
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, 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...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Bellevue, WA (17 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
VCA Bellevue Veterinary Hospital in Bellevue, WA is seeking a Veterinary Technician or rising Veterinary Technician Student to join our one-of-a-kind 3-doctor GP practice!...
3 days ago
Pacific Medical Centers - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Endoscopy Technician (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) in Endoscopy Department at Swedish First Hill Main in Seattle, WA. The Endoscopy Technician is a multi-task...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our team....
4 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Lynnwood, WA (22 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
VCA Lynnwood Veterinary Center in Lynnwood, WA is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 5-doctor GP practice!...
4 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Silverdale, WA (11 miles from Port Orchard, 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...
4 days ago
University of Washington - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and...
4 days ago
Evergreen Animal Hospital - Gig Harbor, WA (13 miles from Port Orchard, 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!...
5 days ago
University of Washington - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
The UW animal care program is accredited by AAALAC International and provides services to over 400 principal investigators....
5 days ago
Woodside Animal Hospital - Port Orchard, WA
Licensed Veterinary Technicians demonstrate a willingness to learn to add value as an integral part of our quality team....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Port Orchard, WA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Qualification: Licensed Veterinary Technician Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician...
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Port Orchard, WA

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

$39,700

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Port Orchard, WA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • 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 Port Orchard, 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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