Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Auburn, WA

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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PetCo - Seattle, WA (21 miles from Auburn, WA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
4 days ago
PETCO - Federal Way, WA
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
5 days ago
Seattle, WA (21 miles from Auburn, WA)
Elliott Bay Animal Hospital (EBAH) is seeking a motivated veterinary assistant seeking long-term, full-time employment with an established veterinary practice in the Greater Seattle area....
11 days ago
Seattle, WA (21 miles from Auburn, WA)
Are you passionate about animals? Do you want to be part of a caring team that makes a difference in the lives of pets and their owners? If so, Rainier Veterinary Hospital may be the right...
11 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Seattle, WA (21 miles from Auburn, WA)
We have a commitment to animal care and want to share that with you....
15 days ago
PetCo - Seattle, WA (21 miles from Auburn, WA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
15 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Seattle, WA (21 miles from Auburn, WA)
We have a commitment to animal care and want to share that with you....
16 days ago
Summit Veterinary Referral Center - Tacoma, WA (9 miles from Auburn, WA)
Summit Veterinary Referral Hospital is hiring Veterinary Assistants to join our amazing team!...
19 days ago
Tacoma, WA (9 miles from Auburn, WA)
Summit Veterinary Referral Hospital is hiring Veterinary Assistants to join our amazing team!...
21 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Port Orchard, WA (22 miles from Auburn, WA)
Position at Cedar Creek Animal Clinic Looking for an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our amazing team!...
22 days ago
Talent Care - Tacoma, WA (9 miles from Auburn, WA)
Apply Now Why Youll Love This Veterinary Assistant Job at Soundview Veterinary Hospital in Tacoma, WA!...
25 days ago
Kent, WA (4 miles from Auburn, WA)
We are looking for a full time veterinary receptionist/assistant for our small animal practice in Maple Valley. We are focused on customer service, compassion, and quality health care for our...
25 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Tacoma, WA (9 miles from Auburn, WA)
Position at Columbia Veterinary Hospital Columbia Veterinary Hospital is looking for Veterinary Assistants to join their amazing team!! The Veterinary Assistant I is an entry level position....
26 days ago
Federal Way, WA
Are you a veterinary assistant thats sick and tired of being sick and tired? Overworked, underpaid, and under-appreciated?...
27 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Parkland, WA (14 miles from Auburn, WA)
Location: 10234 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98444 VCA Pacific Animal Hospital is seeking experienced Veterinary Assistants to support our team!...
28 days ago

Demographic Data for Auburn, WA

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Auburn, WA

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

$31,200

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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