Veterinary Technician Jobs in Fresno, 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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Fresno, CA
Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital (FHSH) is a unique specialty hospital in Central California known for its luxurious accommodations, excellent patient experience and five-star cardiac, vascular...
6 days ago
Community Medical Centers - Fresno, CA
Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital (FHSH) is a unique specialty hospital in Central California known for its luxurious accommodations, excellent patient experience and five-star cardiac, vascular...
13 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fresno, CA
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
21 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Fresno, CA
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting doctors, filling prescriptions, phlebotomy, IV catheter placement, dental prophylaxis, dental x-rays, anesthesia monitoring and maintaining...
24 days ago
City of Clovis - Clovis, CA (6 miles from Fresno, CA)
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions DEFINITION Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Animal Services at the Miss Winkles Pet Adoption Center: Perform animal care functions; interact closely...
90+ days ago
City of Clovis, California - Clovis, CA (5 miles from Fresno, CA)
DEFINITION Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Animal Services at the Miss Winkles Pet Adoption Center: Perform animal care functions; interact closely with citizens to facilitate the adoption...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Fresno, CA

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

$33,398

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Fresno, 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 Fresno, 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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