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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VCA Antech, Inc. - Encinitas, CA (16 miles from Escondido, CA)
VCA North Coast Animal Hospital in Encinitas, CA is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 5-doctor GP practice!...
1 day ago
Helen Woodward Animal Center - Rancho Santa Fe, CA (11 miles from Escondido, CA)
POSITION REQUIREMENTS FOR ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN: Some animal handling experience required, preferably in a kennel environment....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Oceanside, CA (23 miles from Escondido, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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1 hour ago Banfield Pet Hospital
VCA Antech, Inc. - La Mesa, CA (22 miles from Escondido, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Oceanside, CA (23 miles from Escondido, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

1 hour ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Scripps Ranch Veterinary Hospital - San Diego, CA (12 miles from Escondido, CA)
We have an opening for an experienced, friendly Veterinary Technician to join our fun and dedicated team....
Quick Apply

2 days ago Scripps Ranch Veterinary Hospital
VCA Antech, Inc. - Oceanside, CA (23 miles from Escondido, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
1 day ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Marcos, CA (10 miles from Escondido, CA)
Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician for our Intensive care (ICU)....
1 day ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Marcos, CA (10 miles from Escondido, CA)
This position offers the opportunity for growth and training within our patient care and emergency services, with the opportunity of learning from skilled TVTs and Veterinary Technician Specialists...
1 day ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Marcos, CA (10 miles from Escondido, CA)
This position offers the opportunity for growth and training within our patient care and emergency services, with the opportunity of learning from skilled TVTs and Veterinary Technician Specialists...
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA (16 miles from Escondido, CA)
Veterinary students and Veterinary Technician or Assistant students in their qualified year of education can apply with VCA Animal Hospitals as part of their formal externship blocks....
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Escondido, CA
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our team....
1 day ago
Talent Care - Vista, CA (14 miles from Escondido, CA)
Apply Now Not all superheroes wear capes, but we sure think our staff should wear one every day! Join a passionate bunch of veterinary professionals at Palomar Animal Hospital who are saving the...
9 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Marcos, CA (10 miles from Escondido, CA)
Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking for a Patient Care Veterinary Technician About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: At VSH our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership...
13 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Marcos, CA (10 miles from Escondido, CA)
Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking for an Emergency Veterinary Technician About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: At VSH our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership...
17 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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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Escondido, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • 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 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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