Veterinary Assistant Jobs in San Carlos, 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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Talent Care - San Ramon, CA (23 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Apply for our Veterinary Assistant job opening today!...
16 hours ago
Burlingame, CA (7 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA Veterinary Assistant FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt; Non-Union Salary: $20.00 per hour Who we are: The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is a local, private non-profit...
11 hours ago
East Bay SPCA - Oakland, CA (16 miles from San Carlos, 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...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Carlos, 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....
3 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - San Francisco, CA (21 miles from San Carlos, CA)
We are hiring immediately for a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team!...
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Carlos, 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....
5 days ago
San Francisco Spca - San Francisco, CA (21 miles from San Carlos, 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?...
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Mateo, CA (6 miles from San Carlos, 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....
11 days ago
Adobe Animal Hospital - Los Altos, CA (11 miles from San Carlos, CA)
education, and gentle patient restraint techniques....
12 days ago
Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Carlos, CA)
assistant to provide support for all of our services....
21 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Dublin, CA (24 miles from San Carlos, 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....
22 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (23 miles from San Carlos, 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....
22 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Pacifica, CA (14 miles from San Carlos, CA)
is seeking an Experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our feline only hospital in beautiful Pacifica, CA....
26 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Oakland, CA (19 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced RVT or Veterinary Assistant to join our team. We are a large General Practice with 10 full-time doctors....
27 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Oakland, CA (19 miles from San Carlos, 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...
28 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in San Carlos, CA

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

$34,560

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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