Veterinary Technician Jobs in Los Gatos, 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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ATR International - Morgan Hill, CA (20 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: Interested candidates should have several years of pertinent experience in a small to medium scale animal care facility and meet the following...
2 days ago
Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Veterinary Technician Assistant Jobot Fremont, CA Full-Time Apply on company site Create Job Alert....
3 days ago
Covance - San Carlos, CA (24 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Education/Qualifications: Registered Veterinary Technician certification is a plus Bachelors degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, or Associate degree in Veterinary...
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4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (9 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago
Neuralink - Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Apply Now Histology Technician at Neuralink (View all jobs) Fremont, California, United States Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and...
5 days ago
Talent Care - Sunnyvale, CA (11 miles from Los Gatos, 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 Sunnyvale Veterinary Clinic who are saving...
5 days ago
Adobe Animal Hospital - Los Altos, CA (13 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Job Details Level : Entry Job Location : Adobe Animal Hospital-Los Altos - Los Altos, CA Position Type : Full-Time/Part-Time Education Level : High School Salary Range : $15.75 Hourly We are...
10 days ago
Kirkwood Animal Hospital - Campbell, CA (4 miles from Los Gatos, 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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11 days ago
Integrated Resources, Inc - Palo Alto, CA (17 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Backfill for REQ14921. Please do not submit candidates who were previously DQ'd from REQ 14921** - 100% remote position. Candidate can be located anywhere in US. - Flexible hours and time zone -...
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12 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - San Jose, CA (9 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
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12 days ago
SOUTH BAY ANIMAL HOSPITAL & PET RESORT - San Jose, CA (5 miles from Los Gatos, 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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13 days ago
Impossible Foods - Redwood City, CA (21 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Impossible Foods is addressing the most catastrophic threats facing humanity: climate change and biodiversity collapse. A global transition to a plant-based food system will turn back the clock on...
17 days ago
Covance - San Carlos, CA (24 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Are you a Veterinary Technician looking for a new set of challenges outside of allergies, spay and neuter?...
18 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Santa Cruz, CA (14 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) #NAVTA Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA...
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19 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fremont, CA (23 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Description: Registered Veterinary Technician-up to $5,000 sign-on available....
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19 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Los Gatos, CA

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

$45,247

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Los Gatos, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Gatos, 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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