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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Perform medical tests under the supervision of a veterinarian.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$18.13 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  22.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
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Job Title Examples:

Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Nurse

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