Veterinary Technician Salary in Virginia

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Virginia? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Virginia is $33,941 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $28,562 and $40,328. 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 Virginia

About Virginia    Virginia (/vərˈdʒɪniə/ (listen)), officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United State....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 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abingdon, VA Avg. Salary $30,013 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Accomac, VA Avg. Salary $32,569 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Achilles, VA Avg. Salary $32,375 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Afton, VA Avg. Salary $31,693 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alberta, VA Avg. Salary $34,218 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Aldie, VA Avg. Salary $38,155 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alexandria, VA Avg. Salary $38,329 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Altavista, VA Avg. Salary $31,747 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alton, VA Avg. Salary $32,511 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Amelia Court House, VA Avg. Salary $34,360 Date Updated August 27, 2019
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