Veterinary Technician Jobs in Orange, 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. - Cypress, CA (10 miles from Orange, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Laboratory work Pharmacy...
3 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Tustin, CA (3 miles from Orange, 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....
3 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - West Covina, CA (20 miles from Orange, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tustin, CA (3 miles from Orange, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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4 hours ago
City of Laguna Beach - Laguna Beach, CA (17 miles from Orange, CA)
An Associates Degree or Bachelors degree in animal care/welfare, veterinary science, or a related subject is desirable....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Downey, CA (19 miles from Orange, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Corona, CA (17 miles from Orange, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brea, CA (9 miles from Orange, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Orange, CA
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (6 miles from Orange, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago
Irvine, CA (6 miles from Orange, CA)
Animal Technician - 15477-1A Updated: Feb 12, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: UNIVERSITY LAB ANIMAL RESOURCE Job Opening ID: 15477 Reports To: Animal Care Supervisor I Working...
7 days ago
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (16 miles from Orange, CA)
Now Hiring Full time/Part time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) In Chino, CA less than one hour from mountains, beaches and Disneyland. Are you looking for a change?...
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9 days ago Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (16 miles from Orange, CA)
Loving Hands Animal Hospital - Exam Room Assistant Are you looking for a change? Want to use your skills to their highest potential? At Loving Hands Animal Hospital, you will experience a positive...
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9 days ago Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc
San Pedro - San Pedro, CA (24 miles from Orange, CA)
Description: Registered Veterinary Technician Job Summary: A Veterinary Technician provides animal care by determining animal requirements, conducting examinations and diagnostic procedures; assisting...
12 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Orange, CA

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

$44,208

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Orange, 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 (3.7%)
  • 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 Orange, 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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