Veterinary Technician Jobs in Carson, CA

Administer diagnostic tests and assist veterinarians. Veterinary technicians observe and monitor animal health, collect samples for analysis, run laboratory tests, and continually update patient records. They also aid veterinarians during a variety of procedures by preparing animals for surgery, restraining pets as necessary, and delivering anesthesia.

Veterinary technicians usually work with small domestic animals, such as cats and dogs. These technicians often need to communicate with pet owners and educate them on future care as well as medication procedures. Thus, interpersonal skills are important for this profession.

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Banfield Pet Hospital - Torrance, CA (3 miles from Carson, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Carson, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (21 miles from Carson, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Signal Hill, CA (5 miles from Carson, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Huntington Beach, CA (17 miles from Carson, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Alliance Animal Health - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Carson, CA)
experiences Qualifications Must be in an active Veterinary Technician/Assistant Program from an AVMA Accredited Institution....
5 hours ago
Alliance Animal Health - Lynwood, CA (7 miles from Carson, CA)
experiences Qualifications Must be in an active Veterinary Technician/Assistant Program from an AVMA Accredited Institution....
7 hours ago
Alliance Animal Health - West Covina, CA (24 miles from Carson, CA)
experiences Qualifications Must be in an active Veterinary Technician/Assistant Program from an AVMA Accredited Institution....
7 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Buena Park, CA (14 miles from Carson, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Carson, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
2 days ago
Alliance Animal Health - Compton, CA (3 miles from Carson, CA)
experiences Qualifications Must be in an active Veterinary Technician/Assistant Program from an AVMA Accredited Institution....
4 hours ago
Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from Carson, CA)
Veterinary Technician ( Emergency & Critical Care ) Requirements: Credentialed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant with at least 3 years of experience in veterinary medicine Reports to: DVM...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Culver City, CA (14 miles from Carson, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Santa Ana, CA (23 miles from Carson, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Carson, CA)
Assisting patient procedures such as restraining, ear cleanings, sedation, blood draws, IV catheter placement, cystocentesis, anesthesia monitoring, etc....
20 hours ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Carson, CA

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

$44,208

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Carson, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (1.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Technicians in Carson, CA
  • Less than 1 year (44.9%)
  • None (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (16.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.0%)

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