Veterinary Technician Jobs in Pacifica, 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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Bayside Solutions - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Bayside Solutions is seeking a Lab Technician II to be part of our client' s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation...
6 hours ago
Corte Madera, CA (21 miles from Pacifica, 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
San Rafael, CA (24 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Registered Veterinary Technician Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. San Rafael, California Let your drive to learn guide you here....
1 day ago
Vca - Oakland, CA (18 miles from Pacifica, 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....
12 hours ago
Vca - Corte Madera, CA (21 miles from Pacifica, 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...
3 days ago
Covance - San Carlos, CA (14 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Registered Veterinary Technician or candidate with degrees in Veterinary Technology or & Animal Science Majors Bachelors degree in Life Sciences such as Biology, Wildlife & Conservation, Microbiology...
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3 days ago
Covance - San Carlos, CA (14 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Registered Veterinary Technician or candidate with degrees in Veterinary Technology or & Animal Science Majors Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences such as Biology, Wildlife & Conservation, Microbiology...
4 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Pacifica, CA)
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4 days ago
Charles River Laboratories - Redwood City, CA (16 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Certification/Licensure: Registered Veterinary Technician strongly preferred; AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level (LAT) or higher preferred....
4 days ago
Charles River Labs - Redwood City, CA (16 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Certification/Licensure: Registered Veterinary Technician strongly preferred; AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level (LAT) or higher preferred....
4 days ago
Charles River Labs - South San Francisco, CA (4 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Job Summary We are seeking a Animal Care Technician 1 for our CRADL site located in South San Francisco....
4 days ago
Ambys Medicines - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Position Summary: Our In Vivo Sciences team is growing and has an exciting opportunity for a talented and highly engaged Research Associate, Veterinary Technician....
6 days ago
Urban Pet Hospital - San Francisco, CA (13 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Veterinary Technicians/Assistant (Full-Time ) Looking to add qualified staff to our team at Urban Pet Hospital which is a full-service animal hospital that welcomes both emergency treatment cases as...
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9 days ago Urban Pet Hospital
Sutter Healthcare - Palo Alto, CA (21 miles from Pacifica, CA)
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE\: Knowledge and skills required for animal care and safe handling procedures....
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Mateo, CA (9 miles from Pacifica, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
14 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Pacifica, CA

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

$44,590

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Pacifica, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • 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 Pacifica, 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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