Veterinary Technician Salary in Pennsylvania

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Pennsylvania? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Pennsylvania is $33,811 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $28,453 and $40,174. 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 Pennsylvania

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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 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Aaronsburg, PA Avg. Salary $33,511 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Abbottstown, PA Avg. Salary $33,709 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Abington, PA Avg. Salary $37,175 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Ackermanville, PA Avg. Salary $37,386 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Acme, PA Avg. Salary $32,772 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Acosta, PA Avg. Salary $31,890 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Adah, PA Avg. Salary $33,906 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Adamsburg, PA Avg. Salary $33,975 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Adamstown, PA Avg. Salary $34,353 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Adamsville, PA Avg. Salary $32,471 Date Updated August 27, 2019
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