Veterinary Technician Jobs in Redwood City, 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 Animal Hospitals - San Leandro, CA (17 miles from Redwood City, 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....
2 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Pacifica, CA (16 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Job Description Coastal Cat Clinic is seeking an Experienced Veterinary Technician (RVT is a plus) to join our feline only hospital in beautiful Pacifica, CA....
14 hours ago
Aerotek - Redwood City, CA
Aerotek is currently seeking an Animal Care Technician for a contract to hire opportunity located in Redwood City!...
2 days ago
San Francisco, CA (23 miles from Redwood City, 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
Charles River Laboratories - San Francisco, CA (23 miles from Redwood City, 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....
2 days ago
Covance by Labcorp - San Carlos, CA (2 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Are you a Veterinary Technician looking for a new set of challenges outside of allergies, spay and neuter?...
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2 days ago
Kirkwood Animal Hospital - Campbell, CA (20 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Seeking veterinary technician or RVT for a busy, privately owned small amimal hospital. Friendly personality, solid ethics and multi-tasking a must. Must work well in busy environment....
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2 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Pleasanton, CA (24 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Assistants/Technicians will apply their professional technical skills in anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, laboratory testing, patient nursing care and client education An Technician's/Assistant's focus...
14 hours ago
SOUTH BAY ANIMAL HOSPITAL & PET RESORT - San Jose, CA (16 miles from Redwood City, CA)
To be considered, you must be currently/experience working as a veterinary technician or be currently enrolled in a Veterinary Technology program....
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3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Leandro, CA (17 miles from Redwood City, 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 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Leandro, CA (17 miles from Redwood City, 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...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Jose, CA (21 miles from Redwood City, CA)
VCA Mission Animal Hospital in San Antonio, TX is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 3-doctor GP practice!...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - San Jose, CA (21 miles from Redwood City, 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
Jobot - Fremont, CA (15 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Well known local clinic looking to hire an experienced Emergency Registered Veterinary Technician. This Jobot Job is hosted by: Dustin Fadale Are you a fit?...
3 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Campbell, CA (20 miles from Redwood City, CA)
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4 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Redwood City, CA

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

$44,590

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Redwood City, 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 Redwood City, 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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