Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Washington

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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Edmonds, WA
Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment Strong English written and verbal language skills Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience Experience with...
8 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Spokane, WA
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....
14 hours ago
Talent Care - Olympia, WA
and contribute to a positive work environment Strong English written and verbal language skills Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required Experience with venipuncture...
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Spokane, WA
Job Description: The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care-with the expertise and technical know-how to make them...
3 days ago
Talent Care - Renton, WA
a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment Strong English written and verbal language skills Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience preferred but not required...
3 days ago
Talent Care - Kennewick, WA
Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment Strong English written and verbal language skills Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience Experience with...
3 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Mill Creek, WA
The Veterinary Assistant II has the responsibility of technical and nursing support to the Technicians and Veterinarians. This position requires 1+ year(s) experience as a Veterinary Assistant....
3 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Snohomish, WA
Ideally, this individual has excellent horse-handling experience and veterinary assistant/technician experience....
3 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Spokane, WA
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team. The hospital is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The work schedule is a rotating 4-5 day/week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....
5 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Seattle, WA
Position at Vision Pet Imaging & Illumipet Vision Pet Imaging & Illumipet is hiring a Veterinary Assistant to join our AMAZING Mobile Radiology team!...
5 days ago
Charter College - Vancouver, WA
Instructor - Veterinary Assistant - Day or Eve Location Vancouver, WA Job Code VAN-INS-VET # of openings 1 Apply Now POSITION DESCRIPTION Responsible for all instruction of students in all programs...
5 days ago
Charter College - Vancouver, WA
Instructor - Veterinary Assistant - Full Time Location Vancouver, WA Job Code VAN-INS-VET # of openings 1 Apply Now POSITION DESCRIPTION Responsible for all instruction of students in all programs where...
5 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Redmond, WA
The veterinary assistant is the entire team's primary support. Every department relies on their significant role in aiding with a variety of services to provide excellent client and patient care....
5 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Everett, WA
The Veterinary Assistant/Technician is required to assist the practitioners to the fullest possible extent, to help improve the quality of care given to the patients and to aid the practitioners in...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Spokane, WA
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

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Washington

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

$31,180

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Washington offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.9%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.6%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)

Average Work Experience

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

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