Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Oakland, CA

Perform general tasks needed for animal care. Veterinary assistants work under the guidance of veterinarians and technicians to clean kennels and examination rooms as well as provide direct animal care through feeding, bathing, and exercising. They may aid in blood, urine, and tissue sample collections, as well as administer medication and/or vaccinations ordered by the veterinarian.

Veterinary assistants also support veterinarians during surgical procedures by sterilizing instruments and passing tools when asked. Therefore, they should be comfortable with the sight of blood and other bodily fluids. After surgery, they monitor animals’ condition and behavior for signs of improvement or complications.

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San Francisco Spca - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Apply Experienced Veterinary Assistants - Up to 4k Sign-On Bonus! Apply Description Ready for a position that supports both your professional growth and feeds your soul?...
17 hours ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
Positions are available for: - Surgery (Veterinary Assistant/Technician or RVT) Please read below for more details....
7 hours ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
Positions are available for: - Emergency (Veterinary Assistant/Technician or RVT) Swing and Overnight candidates eligible for additional signing bonuses!!!...
8 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Walnut Creek, CA (10 miles from Oakland, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
7 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Mateo, CA (15 miles from Oakland, CA)
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant....
4 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
, CA is currently seeking an additional full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our wonderful team....
6 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Rafael, CA (20 miles from Oakland, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team at VCA Animal Wellnes Center of Marin in San Rafael, CA. Located north of San Francisco....
6 days ago
East Bay SPCA - Oakland, CA (2 miles from Oakland, CA)
Spay/Neuter Veterinary Assistant Position Description The Spay/Neuter Veterinary Assistant has an integral role in the success of the East Bay SPCA’s mission to decrease pet overpopulation and offer...
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8 days ago East Bay SPCA
San Rafael, CA (20 miles from Oakland, CA)
VCA Animal Wellness Center of Marin in San Rafael, CA. Located north of San Francisco. The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and...
9 days ago
Amador Valley Veterinary Center - Pleasanton, CA (21 miles from Oakland, CA)
You must possess a strong knowledge base and excellent technical skills, including venipuncture, injections, IV catheter placement, radiography, animal restraint, surgical preparation/assistance, anesthesia...
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12 days ago Amador Valley Veterinary Center
Pleasanton, CA (21 miles from Oakland, CA)
Provided comprehensive client education in person and on the phone....
13 days ago
Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
assistant to provide support for all of our services....
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Dublin, CA (17 miles from Oakland, CA)
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant....
15 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Pacifica, CA (18 miles from Oakland, CA)
is seeking an Experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our feline only hospital in beautiful Pacifica, CA....
19 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Oakland, CA
We are seeking an experienced RVT or Veterinary Assistant to join our team. We are a large General Practice with 10 full-time doctors....
21 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Oakland, CA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in Oakland, CA as reported by the BLS.

$34,560

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Oakland, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.5%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Assistants in Oakland, CA
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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