Veterinary Technician Jobs in Fairfield, 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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University Of California - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required : A current California Registered Veterinary Technician () license....
6 hours ago
Ecological Farming Association - Sonoma, CA (24 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Grazing Technician - Fire Fuels Reduction and Invasive Plant Management Moon Hollow Ranch 95476-4766 Sonoma, CA US Job Type: Job Employment Type: Full-Time Job Description: Moon Hollow Ranch is...
1 day ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Knowledge and skills to follow established cleaning, disinfection, inventory, and animal care protocols....
1 day ago
University California Davis - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Experience performing standard veterinary medical procedures including but not limited to venipuncture, IV catheterization, gastric incubation, endotracheal or gastric intubation, wound healing management...
1 day ago
University Of California - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required : Experience working in a Small Animal Hospital as a veterinary technician. Experience administering medications. Experience collecting blood....
1 day ago
University California Davis - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Provide basic animal care, technical and experimental assistance....
4 hours ago
University California Davis - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required : California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. Experience communicating orally and in writing with a diverse group of people....
1 day ago
University Of California - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Provide basic animal care, technical and experimental assistance....
1 day ago
University Of California - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Experience performing standard veterinary medical procedures including but not limited to venipuncture, IV catheterization, gastric incubation, endotracheal or gastric intubation, wound healing management...
1 day ago
University Of California - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Preferred : Experience working in a small animal veterinary hospital including interviewing clients to obtain patient medical histories and provide client education....
6 hours ago
University of California - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Preferred: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician () license. Experience working with minimum direction, flexible enough to use sound judgment in frequently changing situations....
6 days ago
Dixon, CA (13 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Animal Care Technician III Apex Systems, Dixon, CA 26 minutes ago Technician, Interface, Management, Systems Full Time Animal Care Technician III ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs daily...
7 days ago
University California Davis - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Preferred : Current California Registered Veterinary Technician () license....
8 days ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Experience performing standard veterinary medical procedures including but not limited to venipuncture, IV catheterization, gastric incubation, endotracheal or gastric intubation, wound healing management...
9 days ago
University of California - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Provide animal care by feeding, watering, and cleaning various animal caging and equipment used in biomedical research and teaching....
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Fairfield, CA

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

$39,249

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Fairfield, 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 Fairfield, 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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