Veterinary Assistant Jobs in San Antonio, TX

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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National Veterinary Associates - Selma, TX (16 miles from San Antonio, TX)
Job Description The veterinary assistant is the entire team's primary support....
12 days ago
Vetco Clinics - San Antonio, TX
Our mission is to avoid illness in animals and humans through client education regarding the value and necessity of preventive veterinary medicine....
28 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Antonio, TX
Walking dogs. Bathing dogs. Doing laundry. Cleaning and maintaining hospital premises. Assisting Doctors and Technicians when necessary....
28 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Antonio, TX
Join the VCA Veterinary Hospital of Leon Springs team! We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be a believer in high quality...
28 days ago
Vetco Clinics - San Antonio, TX
Our mission is to avoid illness in animals and humans through client education regarding the value and necessity of preventive veterinary medicine....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Antonio, TX
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 000211 in San Antonio, Texas Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Antonio, TX
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....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Antonio, TX
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....
90+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Antonio, TX
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....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in San Antonio, TX

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

$27,530

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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