Veterinary Technician Jobs in Pasadena, 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 WLA Animal Hospital - Los Angeles, CA 90025, CA (18 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Proficiency in core ER/ICU veterinary technician job skills including but not limited to emergency care techniques, critical patient care and monitoring, anesthesia, laboratory and pharmacy duties,...
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Banfield Pet Hospital - West Covina, CA (12 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
20 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - El Segundo, CA (22 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
20 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Glendale, CA (8 miles from Pasadena, CA)
The Veterinary Technician will be required to manage the daily schedule (in partnership with Veterinarian Mobile)....
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5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Pasadena, CA)
The Veterinary Technician will be required to manage the daily schedule (in partnership with Veterinarian Mobile)....
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5 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Pasadena, 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....
5 days ago
Mission Veterinary Clinic And Animal Emergency Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Applicants must be proficient in the following areas: Patient restraint / animal restraint / small animal care Blood draw In house lab work using Abaxis machines....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Downey, CA (14 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago
City of Hope - Mission Hills, CA (20 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Pharmacy Technician - Full time, Mission Hills Mission Hills, California, United States New Support Services 10007439 Requisition # About City of Hope City of Hope, an innovative biomedical...
6 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Torrance, CA (24 miles from Pasadena, CA)
As a CVT/RVT you will be preforming the following tasks: Venipuncture Intubation Catheter Placement Radiology Anesthesia Monitoring Physical Exams and Patient Assessments Surgical Preparation and assisting...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brea, CA (20 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (23 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Pasadena, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Pasadena, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our Oncology team at VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley....
7 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Pasadena, CA

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

$44,208

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Pasadena, 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 Pasadena, 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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