Veterinary Technician Salary in Iowa

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Iowa? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Iowa is $32,551 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $27,393 and $38,677. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. View the Cost of Living in Iowa

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Job Description

Assists veterinarian with exams, surgeries, and first aid. Collects and documents case history and treatment details. Monitors vital signs and condition of animals being treated and provides nursing care. Takes X rays, EKG, Ultrasound, and performs various lab test including urinalysis and blood counts. Depending on state regulations, may administer anesthesia, injections, and perform dental prophylaxis, catheterization, and other procedures under supervision of a veterinarian. Instructs pet owners on how to administer medication and other animal care skills. Typically requires an associate's degree. Depending on state, may require RVT certification. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Ackley, IA Avg. Salary $31,513 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Ackworth, IA Avg. Salary $34,008 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Adair, IA Avg. Salary $33,839 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Adel, IA Avg. Salary $33,924 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Afton, IA Avg. Salary $33,839 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Agency, IA Avg. Salary $33,511 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Ainsworth, IA Avg. Salary $33,183 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Akron, IA Avg. Salary $29,080 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Albert City, IA Avg. Salary $29,059 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Albia, IA Avg. Salary $33,839 Date Updated June 28, 2020
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