Veterinary Technician Salary in Texas

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Texas? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Texas is $34,048 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $28,655 and $40,455. 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 Texas

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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 2021 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbott, TX Avg. Salary $32,454 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Abernathy, TX Avg. Salary $32,246 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Abilene, TX Avg. Salary $32,787 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Ace, TX Avg. Salary $34,580 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Ackerly, TX Avg. Salary $32,093 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Addison, TX Avg. Salary $35,678 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Adkins, TX Avg. Salary $34,862 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Adrian, TX Avg. Salary $32,679 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Afton, TX Avg. Salary $32,093 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Agua Dulce, TX Avg. Salary $33,455 Date Updated April 27, 2021
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