How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Louisiana? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Louisiana is $34,055 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $28,661 and $40,466. 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.

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CHRISTUS Health - Alexandria, LA

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PillPack - Baton Rouge, LA

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Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System - Baton Rouge, LA

Job Description for Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician assists 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. Takes X rays, EKG, Ultrasound, and performs 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 2020 Salary.com)...View full job description

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $32,471 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $34,881 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $31,211 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $33,052 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $31,211 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $34,508 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $32,768 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $31,495 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $35,090 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $32,768 Date Updated October 28, 2020
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