Veterinary Technician Jobs in Modesto, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Modesto, CA
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Description - External Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than...
2 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Tracy, CA (21 miles from Modesto, CA)
Job Description We are looking for a skilled compassionate veterinary technician to join our team of dedicated animal care professionals....
1 day ago
PetCo - Riverbank, CA (5 miles from Modesto, CA)
The Veterinary Technician represents the mission and values to all clients....
30+ days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Tracy, CA (21 miles from Modesto, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Physical examinations and patient assessment Anesthesia monitoring Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Radiology Laboratory...
45+ days ago
Oakdale Veterinary Group - Oakdale, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
At we offer an externship program for veterinary students. We provide a place to stay just 4 minutes drive from the hospital. A typical externship last between 2-4 weeks and varies depending on...
45+ days ago
PetCo - Turlock, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
The Veterinary Technician represents the mission and values to all clients....
60+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Oakdale, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
Pioneer Equine Hospital, a 24/7 equine referral hospital located in Oakdale, CA, is looking for a full-time veterinary surgery/lameness technician. We are seeking a person who is energetic, detail...
60+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Lathrop, CA (19 miles from Modesto, CA)
Job details Job Type Full-time Number of hires for this role 1 Qualifications Veterinary Experience: 1 year (Required) Associate (Preferred) Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred) Full Job...
90+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Tracy, CA (21 miles from Modesto, CA)
Looking for high energy, skilled Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team. Job includes benefits for F/T, including PTO, quarterly bonus possibility and personal pet discounts....
90+ days ago
Sutter Health - Modesto, CA
Under direct supervision of the RN, Charge Nurse, or Director of Nursing, functions as a member of the endoscopy and/or pain management procedure team. Prepares and maintains supplies,...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Modesto, CA

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Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Practice
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Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession
Get virtual vet work experience before embarking on a veterinary degree

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Modesto, CA

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Modesto, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • 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 Modesto, 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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