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 $32,840 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $27,639 and $39,021. 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 2021 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Accoville, WV Avg. Salary $32,459 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Adrian, WV Avg. Salary $31,636 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Advent, WV Avg. Salary $32,574 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Albright, WV Avg. Salary $34,092 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Alderson, WV Avg. Salary $33,021 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Alkol, WV Avg. Salary $32,203 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Allen Junction, WV Avg. Salary $32,459 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Alloy, WV Avg. Salary $32,459 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Alma, WV Avg. Salary $31,636 Date Updated April 27, 2021
Location Alum Bridge, WV Avg. Salary $31,636 Date Updated April 27, 2021
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