Veterinary Technician Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Veterinary Technician in United States

The average salary of a(n) Veterinary Technician in United States is $35,581.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Veterinary Technician in United States is $17.11.

The average bonus of a(n) Veterinary Technician in United States is $530.00.

Job Description:

Assists Veterinarian in settings such as veterinarians' clinics, zoos, research laboratories, kennels, and commercial facilities in handing a variety of animal health care duties. Cares for and gives medical care to ill or injured animals. Prepares treatment room for examination of animals, and holds or restrains animals during examination, treatment, or inoculation. Administers injections, performs venipunctures, applies wound dressings, cleans teeth, and takes vital signs of animal, under supervision of veterinarian. Prepares patient, medications, and equipment for surgery, and hands instruments and materials to veterinarian during surgical procedures. Performs routine laboratory tests, cares for and feeds laboratory animals, and assists professional personnel with research projects in commercial, public health, or research laboratories. Inspects products or carcasses when employed in food processing plants to ensure compliance with health standards. May assist veterinarian to artificially inseminate animals. May bathe and groom small animals. Less

Assists Veterinarian in settings such as veterinarians' clinics, zoos, research laboratories, kennels, and commercial facilities in handing a variety of animal health care duties. Cares for and gives medical care to ill or injured animals. Prepares treatment room for examination... More

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