Veterinary Technician Jobs in Renton, 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 - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Renton, WA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Qualification: Licensed Veterinary Technician Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician...
23 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Tacoma, WA (17 miles from Renton, WA)
Prepares animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas and placing IV catheters. Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas....
2 days ago
Talent Care - Shoreline, WA (21 miles from Renton, WA)
We are looking to hire a Full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician and want to meet you! The LVT is a vital part of our hospital team and is highly utilized....
3 days ago
Talent Care - Tacoma, WA (17 miles from Renton, WA)
Job Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities: Proficiency in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, dental prophies Perform quality full body and dental radiographs for subsequent...
3 days ago
Woodside Animal Hospital - Port Orchard, WA 98366, WA (19 miles from Renton, WA)
Licensed Veterinary Technicians demonstrate a willingness to learn to add value as an integral part of our quality team....
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1 day ago Woodside Animal Hospital
Banfield Pet Hospital - Issaquah, WA (10 miles from Renton, WA)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Technician-up to $3,000 sign-on available!...
3 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Newcastle, WA (3 miles from Renton, WA)
Job Description Animal Hospital of Newport Hills located in Newcastle, WA is looking to add a Licensed Veterinary Technician to their team!...
2 days ago
Purdy Veterinary Hospital - Gig Harbor, WA (24 miles from Renton, WA)
Active Washington State Veterinary Technician License...
4 days ago
Public Health Seattle & King County - Kent, WA (6 miles from Renton, WA)
, all areas of the clinic, performing laundry duties, etc.; Implement continuous improvement processes that relate to improving animal care and patient communication; Assist and provide training and...
7 days ago
King County - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Renton, WA)
, all areas of the clinic, performing laundry duties, etc.; Implement continuous improvement processes that relate to improving animal care and patient communication; Assist and provide training and...
8 days ago
Seattle Children's Hospital - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Renton, WA)
maintain full accreditation status with the Association for Assessment & Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)....
10 days ago
VCA Covington Animal Hospital - Covington, WA 98042, WA (7 miles from Renton, WA)
We are seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join an amazing group of people who share a passion for animals, and love what they do!...
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10 days ago VCA Covington Animal Hospital
Seattle Veterinary Associates - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Renton, WA)
We are seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician who wants to have fun while working to provide excellent care for pets and their people....
11 days ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Seattle, WA (12 miles from Renton, WA)
This position is located at VA Puget Sound Heath Care System Outpatient Pharmacy, a two-divisional facility in Seattle and Tacoma. The incumbent will work at the Seattle Division. The incumbent...
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Issaquah, WA (10 miles from Renton, WA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
11 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Renton, WA

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

$38,651

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Renton, 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 Renton, 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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