Feed, water, and examine pets and other nonfarm animals for signs of illness, disease, or injury in laboratories and animal hospitals and clinics. Clean and disinfect cages and work areas, and sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment. May provide routine post-operative care, administer medication orally or topically, or prepare samples for laboratory examination under the supervision of veterinary or laboratory animal technologists or technicians, veterinarians, or scientists.
|Primary Industry||Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources|
|Indiana Average Salary||$26,060.00|
|Average Time to Fill||40 days|
|Typical Education||Post-secondary certificate or some college courses|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||1,044|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||7.16 %|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||4,816|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||17.81 %|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
|Medical Records Maintenance|
|Certified Veterinary Technician|