Veterinary Technician Salary in Kentucky

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Kentucky? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Kentucky is $33,000 as of July 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $27,780 and $39,215. 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 2021 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Aberdeen, KY Avg. Salary $32,245 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Adairville, KY Avg. Salary $32,748 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Adams, KY Avg. Salary $32,000 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Adolphus, KY Avg. Salary $33,342 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Ages Brookside, KY Avg. Salary $31,327 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Albany, KY Avg. Salary $32,914 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Alexandria, KY Avg. Salary $35,322 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Allen, KY Avg. Salary $32,000 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Allensville, KY Avg. Salary $32,666 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Almo, KY Avg. Salary $32,245 Date Updated July 28, 2021
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