Veterinary Technician Jobs in Oakland, 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. - Benicia, CA (22 miles from Oakland, CA)
Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation and assisting dentistry laboratory work pharmacy patient recovery compassionate...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, 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
Vca Animal Hospitals - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, 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....
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Walnut Creek, CA (14 miles from Oakland, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our team. This position is for our after hours emergency department. Shift pay differential will apply for this shift....
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Walnut Creek, CA (14 miles from Oakland, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our team....
2 days ago
Aerotek - Redwood City, CA (21 miles from Oakland, CA)
Aerotek is currently seeking an Animal Care Technician for a contract to hire opportunity located in Redwood City!...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pinole, CA (15 miles from Oakland, 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...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Albany, CA (8 miles from Oakland, CA)
Veterinary Technician - 005144 at Banfield Pet Hospital in Albany, California Posted in Retail about 10 hours ago....
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Title : Animal Technician Location : San Francisco Bay Area Type : 6 month contract to possible hire Industry: Biotechnology Pay: Competitive, depends on experience Responsibilities: Lift, push...
1 day ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, 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. - Walnut Creek, CA (14 miles from Oakland, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our team. This is for an overnight shift in our emergency department, which offers a shift differential pay rate....
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Corte Madera, CA (18 miles from Oakland, 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
Talent Care - Berkeley, CA (7 miles from Oakland, CA)
Technicians are expected to be competent with obtaining history, phlebotomy, in house lab, IV catheter placement, intubation/anesthesia monitoring, surgical prep/assistance, radiography, restraint,...
17 hours ago
Charles River Laboratories - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Job Information Charles River Laboratories Animal Care Technician 1 1 in S. San Francisco, California Animal Care Technician 1 1 Req ID #: 96503 Location: S....
1 day ago
Covance by Labcorp - San Carlos, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
Are you a Veterinary Technician looking for a new set of challenges outside of allergies, spay and neuter?...
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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Oakland, CA

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

$44,590

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Oakland, 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 Oakland, 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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