Veterinary Technician Jobs in Escondido, 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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Aza - Escondido, CA
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Volunteer Aviculture Technician Rota Island - US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands VOLUNTEER AVICULTURE TECHNICIANS - needed for 8+ months to assist in...
2 days ago
Del Mar, CA (14 miles from Escondido, CA)
Email No Thanks Job Details Company Overview Multiple entry-level Animal Care Technician positions are available at a biotech company in Torrey Pines....
1 day ago
Talent Care - Vista, CA (14 miles from Escondido, CA)
contribute to a positive work environment Strong English written and verbal language skills Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required Experience with venipuncture, IV...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Carlsbad, CA (16 miles from Escondido, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Poway, CA (6 miles from Escondido, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Solana Beach, CA (15 miles from Escondido, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Oceanside, CA (23 miles from Escondido, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Santee, CA (15 miles from Escondido, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Escondido, CA
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Encinitas, CA (16 miles from Escondido, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Pathway Vet Alliance - Oceanside, CA (23 miles from Escondido, CA)
Position at THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Veterinary Technician - THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Oceanside, CA *$5000 Sign on bonus for qualified candidates!...
6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Encinitas, CA (16 miles from Escondido, CA)
Position at THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) - THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Encinitas, CA **$5000 Sign On Bonus** and wonderful growth opportunities!...
6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Escondido, CA
Position at THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) - THRIVE Affordable Vet Care Escondido, CA **$5000 Sign On Bonus** and wonderful growth opportunities!...
6 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Santee, CA (15 miles from Escondido, CA)
Veterinary Technician Responsibilities: Perform venipuncture, IV-catheter, and injection administration Set up, position, and take digital radiographs Collect, set up, and interpret in-house laboratory...
7 days ago
Helen Woodward Animal Center - Rancho Santa Fe, CA (11 miles from Escondido, CA)
The Animal Care Technician must be at least 21 years of age with some animal handling experience, (dog and cat familiarity highly desirable)....
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Escondido, CA

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

$42,258

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Escondido, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • 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 Escondido, 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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