Veterinary Technician Salary in Kentucky

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Kentucky? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Kentucky is $32,196 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $27,094 and $38,255. 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 Kentucky

About Kentucky    Kentucky (/kənˈtʌki/ (listen) kən-TUK-ee), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United ....More

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 Aberdeen, KY Avg. Salary $31,495 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Adairville, KY Avg. Salary $31,820 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Adams, KY Avg. Salary $30,902 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Adolphus, KY Avg. Salary $32,496 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Ages Brookside, KY Avg. Salary $30,598 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Albany, KY Avg. Salary $32,395 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Alexandria, KY Avg. Salary $34,500 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Allen, KY Avg. Salary $30,902 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Allensville, KY Avg. Salary $31,574 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Almo, KY Avg. Salary $31,495 Date Updated June 28, 2020
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