Veterinary Technician Jobs in Costa Mesa, 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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Long Beach, CA (22 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Seeking a highly dependable, hard-working and flexible Veterinary Technician....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Costa Mesa, CA
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #CB Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
Lake Forest, CA (12 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
The veterinary technician must be able to communicate well with clients....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (13 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (13 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
2 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Long Beach, CA (22 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Veterinary Technician Manager Long Beach Animal Emergency Pathway Vet Alliance Application Apply on Employer's Site The application opened in a new tab....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tustin, CA (6 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Long Beach, CA (22 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
JOB OVERVIEW: The Veterinary Technician works under the supervision of the Hospital Practice Manager, Medical Director and Doctor Staff. • Job Purpose - • Responsible for maintaining a technical staff...
7 days ago
Alicia Pet Care Center - Mission Viejo, CA (21 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Animal Hospital looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and Veterinary Technician, as well....
9 days ago
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (24 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Now Hiring Full time/Part time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) In Chino, CA less than one hour from mountains, beaches and Disneyland. Are you looking for a change?...
9 days ago
Animal Hospital of Eagle Glen - Corona, CA (24 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Do you have veterinary technician experience? RVT? Do you have experience with CornerStone? If so, apply to join our team....
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9 days ago
Vca - Laguna Niguel, CA (11 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our team. We are considering both full or part time applicants....
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Costa Mesa, CA
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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13 days ago
Trinity Pet Hospital - Laguna Hills, CA (11 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Our Hospital is seeking experienced and highly motivated Veterinary Technician and technician assistant for our hospital.We are located just off the 5 in beautiful Laguna hills.The ideal candidate needs...
14 days ago
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (24 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Now Hiring Full time/Part time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) In Chino, CA less than one hour from mountains, beaches and Disneyland. Are you looking for a change?...
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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Costa Mesa, CA

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

$44,208

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Costa Mesa, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.4%)
  • 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 Costa Mesa, 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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