Veterinary Technician Jobs in Los Altos, 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. - San Leandro, CA (24 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Job Description: VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists (BAVS) is seeking experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Assistants, and Technician Assistants to join our well-established...
2 days ago
SOUTH BAY ANIMAL HOSPITAL & PET RESORT - San Jose, CA (8 miles from Los Altos, CA)
To be considered, you must be currently/experience working as a veterinary technician or be currently enrolled in a Veterinary Technology program....
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1 day ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - San Leandro, CA (24 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
17 hours ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
This department is perfect for someone who can identify patient distress and react accordingly, enjoys phlebotomy, placing IV catheters, assisting with recovery and client follow up and education....
2 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Campbell, CA (12 miles from Los Altos, CA)
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2 days ago
Aerotek - Redwood City, CA (8 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Aerotek is currently seeking an Animal Care Technician for a contract to hire opportunity located in Redwood City!...
23 hours ago
Jobot - Fremont, CA (16 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Well known local clinic looking to hire an experienced Emergency Registered Veterinary Technician. This Jobot Job is hosted by: Dustin Fadale Are you a fit?...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Leandro, CA (24 miles from Los Altos, 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....
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, 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...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
VCA Mission Animal Hospital in San Antonio, TX is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 3-doctor GP practice!...
2 days ago
Covance by Labcorp - San Carlos, CA (11 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Are you a Veterinary Technician looking for a new set of challenges outside of allergies, spay and neuter?...
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1 day ago
Kirkwood Animal Hospital - Campbell, CA (12 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Seeking veterinary technician or RVT for a busy, privately owned small amimal hospital. Friendly personality, solid ethics and multi-tasking a must. Must work well in busy environment....
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13 hours ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Campbell, CA (12 miles from Los Altos, CA)
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3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Campbell, CA (12 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Jobot - Fremont, CA (16 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Well known local clinic looking to hire an experienced Veterinary Technician Assistant. This Jobot Job is hosted by: Dustin Fadale Are you a fit?...
7 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Los Altos, CA

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

$45,247

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Los Altos, 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 Los Altos, 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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