Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Placerville, 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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Auburn, CA (24 miles from Placerville, CA)
and conscientious animal care team....
2 days ago
Placerville, CA
We strive on client education, customer service, and practice up to date Veterinary Medicine. We have 3 full time doctors, and are a fast paced, growing hospital....
8 days ago
PETCO - Folsom, CA (20 miles from Placerville, CA)
The Veterinary Assistant represents the mission and values to all clients.Our Veterinary Assistant sets the tone within the technical and customer support staff in the hospital, and is responsible,...
21 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Loomis, CA (20 miles from Placerville, CA)
Veterinary Assistants in the Sacramento Area! JOIN OUR FAMILY!...
28 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Orangevale, CA (23 miles from Placerville, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
28 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Folsom, CA (20 miles from Placerville, 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....
29 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Rocklin, CA (24 miles from Placerville, CA)
Responsibilities Position Overview: The veterinary assistant provides support to the veterinarians and technicians in their daily tasks by cleaning and maintaining equipment, feeding, exercising and...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Placerville, CA

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Placerville, CA

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

$33,920

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Placerville, 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 Placerville, CA
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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