Veterinary Technician Salary in Tennessee

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Tennessee? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Tennessee is $31,446 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $26,463 and $37,364. 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 Tennessee

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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 Adams, TN Avg. Salary $31,035 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Adamsville, TN Avg. Salary $29,589 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Afton, TN Avg. Salary $30,319 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alamo, TN Avg. Salary $31,852 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alcoa, TN Avg. Salary $31,986 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alexandria, TN Avg. Salary $31,874 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Allardt, TN Avg. Salary $31,776 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Allons, TN Avg. Salary $31,825 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Allred, TN Avg. Salary $31,776 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alpine, TN Avg. Salary $31,776 Date Updated August 27, 2019
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