How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Rhode Island? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Rhode Island is $37,467 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $31,533 and $44,521. 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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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 Coventry, RI Avg. Salary $37,253 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Cumberland, RI Avg. Salary $37,324 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location East Providence, RI Avg. Salary $37,324 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Narragansett, RI Avg. Salary $37,483 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Tiverton, RI Avg. Salary $37,432 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Westerly, RI Avg. Salary $37,824 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Woonsocket, RI Avg. Salary $37,289 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Adamsville, RI Avg. Salary $37,419 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Albion, RI Avg. Salary $37,324 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Ashaway, RI Avg. Salary $37,904 Date Updated October 28, 2020
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