Based on 42 responses, the job of Veterinary Technician has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.46 out of 5. On average, Veterinary Technicians are satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Veterinary Technician?
"Being a vet tech is an amazing experience."
Veterinary Technician in Redmond:
Pros: Emergency hours have taught me about time management.
Cons: Medical fields usually require some overtime and it's probably the most difficult thing to deal with but not impossible.
"Stressful, busy, nice coworkers,"
Veterinary Technician in Orland Park:
Pros: Nice coworkers
Cons: Low pay, stressful
"Not much room for advancement - becomes stagnant."
Be prepared to work long hours with not a lot of pay and most likely not a lot of benefits.
Pros: Rewarding job.
Cons: Stress level high.
Pros: Everything, vet med is great. The pay however is not.
Cons: My low pay rate and sometimes the people/clients.
"Lifelong Vet Tech."
Work at an emergency clinic if possible.
"Fast paced, high stress ,overtired, underpaid, gratifying."
Pros: Helping animals who can't help themselves, being the voice for those who can't speak and client education so that the animals have the best life they can live.
Cons: You bend over backwards for your profession that you love so much and put your heart and soul in and you get paid next to nothing. Living paycheck to paycheck while being overtired and under appreciated.