Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.
|Primary Industry||Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources|
|Indiana Average Salary||$29,760.00|
|Average Time to Fill||40 days|
|Typical Education||Associate's degree|
|Typical Experience||Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||275|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||3.14 %|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||1,637|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||27.09 %|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
|Medical Records Maintenance|