Veterinary Technician Jobs in Hayward, 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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East Bay SPCA - Oakland, CA (8 miles from Hayward, CA)
Registered Veterinary Technician Position Description The Registered Veterinary Technician plays a vital part in supporting the community, especially for those clients and animals who may not have another...
Medvet - Mountain View, CA (17 miles from Hayward, CA)
Technician, Licensed Vet Tech, Credentialed Veterinary Technician, Credentialed Vet Tech, Credentialed Veterinary Tech, Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Tech, Vet Tech, Vet Technician, Veterinary...
23 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Hayward, CA)
Work Environment Caution in animal handling is required and animal bites or scratches may be a job-related occurrence....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Mateo, CA (14 miles from Hayward, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Hayward, CA)
Positions are available for: Cardiology (Veterinary Technician or RVT) Oncology(Veterinary Technician or RVT) Neurology(Veterinary Technician or RVT) Emergency(Veterinary Technician or RVT) Please read...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Walnut Creek, CA (13 miles from Hayward, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Medvet - Mountain View, CA (17 miles from Hayward, CA)
W e are looking for: Emergency Veterinary Technician Assistant Never a dull moment in the ER department! Our patients need constant supervision to ensure treatment plans are executed....
17 hours ago
Humane Society Silicon Valley - Milpitas, CA (22 miles from Hayward, CA)
Adhere to HSSVs safety, disinfection and animal care protocols....
1 day ago
Charles River Laboratories - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Hayward, CA)
Job Summary We are seeking an Animal Care Technician II for our Insourcing Solutions site located in South San Francisco....
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Hayward, CA)
Job Description: VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists (BAVS) is seeking experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technicians to join our well-established 24-hour specialty small animal referral practice in...
3 days ago
Lindsay Wildlife Experience - Walnut Creek, CA (13 miles from Hayward, CA)
Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician PT The Position The wildlife rehabilitation technician reports to the lead wildlife technician, wildlife rehabilitation manager and the head veterinarian and...
1 day ago
Sage Veterinary Centers - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Hayward, CA)
Veterinary Technician - Emergency - San Francisco Company: Sage Veterinary Centers Location: San Francisco Posted on: November 22, 2021 Job Description: Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants...
1 day ago
Carrington College - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Hayward, CA)
The position is responsible for oversight of their academic program(s) including activities related to the student experience and student success such as developing and implementing retention...
1 day ago
Berkeley, CA (17 miles from Hayward, CA)
Current California Registered Veterinary Technician license. 2. Minimum of two to three years as a Registered Veterinary Technician. 3....
21 hours ago
Arroyo Veterinary Center - Livermore, CA (18 miles from Hayward, CA)
Qualified individual will be a confident and experienced Veterinary Assistant or Registered Veterinary Technician....

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Hayward, CA

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

$44,590

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Hayward, 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 Hayward, 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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