Veterinary Technician Salary in South Dakota

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in South Dakota? The average Veterinary Technician salary in South Dakota is $30,182 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $25,400 and $35,862. 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 South Dakota

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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 Aberdeen, SD Avg. Salary $28,776 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Agar, SD Avg. Salary $28,776 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Akaska, SD Avg. Salary $28,776 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Alcester, SD Avg. Salary $29,789 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Alexandria, SD Avg. Salary $30,414 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Allen, SD Avg. Salary $30,114 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Alpena, SD Avg. Salary $29,595 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Amherst, SD Avg. Salary $32,596 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Andover, SD Avg. Salary $32,596 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Arlington, SD Avg. Salary $30,414 Date Updated June 28, 2020
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