Veterinary Technician Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in District of Columbia? The average Veterinary Technician salary in District of Columbia is $38,458 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $32,366 and $45,704. 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 District of Columbia

About District of Columbia    Washington, D.C. is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast. Due to the District of Columbia retrocession, the city has a total area....More

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Veterinary Technician assist veterinarian with exams, surgeries, and first aid. Collects and documents case history and treatment details. Being a Veterinary Technician monitors vital signs and condition of animals being treated and provides nursing care. Take X rays, EKG, Ultrasound, and perform various lab test including urinalysis and blood counts. Additionally, Veterinary Technician 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. The Veterinary Technician works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Veterinary Technician 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 Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $38,458 Date Updated July 30, 2019
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $38,458 Date Updated July 30, 2019
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $38,458 Date Updated July 30, 2019
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $38,458 Date Updated July 30, 2019
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