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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians


Perform medical tests under the supervision of a veterinarian.

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians perform medical tests in a laboratory environment. These tests are used to diagnose and treat illnesses in animals. They prepare tissue samples and take blood. They also clean and sterilize instruments.

Wages $18.33 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training Associate's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Animal Systems
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