Veterinary Technician Salary in West Virginia

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in West Virginia? The average Veterinary Technician salary in West Virginia is $31,591 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $26,585 and $37,536. 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 West Virginia

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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 Accoville, WV Avg. Salary $31,270 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Adrian, WV Avg. Salary $30,477 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Advent, WV Avg. Salary $31,381 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Albright, WV Avg. Salary $32,843 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alderson, WV Avg. Salary $31,778 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alkol, WV Avg. Salary $30,871 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Allen Junction, WV Avg. Salary $31,270 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alloy, WV Avg. Salary $31,270 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alma, WV Avg. Salary $30,477 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alum Bridge, WV Avg. Salary $30,477 Date Updated August 27, 2019
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