Veterinary Technician Jobs in Sacramento, 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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University of California Davis - Davis, CA (17 miles from Sacramento, CA)
-Knowledge and ability to follow established cleaning, disinfection, inventory, and animal care protocols. -Experience monitoring, maintaining, and restocking an inventory of supplies....
23 hours ago
University of California - Davis - Davis, CA (17 miles from Sacramento, CA)
Preferred : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
23 hours ago
University California Davis - Davis, CA (17 miles from Sacramento, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. -Strong background in a variety of technical procedures performed in various services....
3 days ago
Vca - Sacramento, 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
Vca - Sacramento, 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
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - West Sacramento, CA (2 miles from Sacramento, CA)
It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would be a plus....
3 days ago
Reagor Pet Hospital - Carmichael, CA (9 miles from Sacramento, CA)
We are seeking a strong, self directed individual that has experience leading a team of varying skill levels. An RVT is ideal, but we are open to talking to those with with extensive experience in...
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4 days ago
Vca - Sacramento, CA
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture IV catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation...
5 days ago
University of California - Davis, CA (17 miles from Sacramento, CA)
Preferred: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
6 days ago
Sacramento SPCA - Sacramento, CA 95828, CA (8 miles from Sacramento, CA)
Knowledge of aseptic surgical techniques, animal care and husbandry. Knowledge of anesthesia techniques....
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7 days ago
Sacramento SPCA - Sacramento, CA 95828, CA (8 miles from Sacramento, CA)
A current California Registered Veterinary Technician License is required for this position....
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7 days ago
UC Davis - Davis, CA (17 miles from Sacramento, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. Strong background in a variety of technical procedures performed in various services....
7 days ago
University of California - Davis, CA (17 miles from Sacramento, CA)
Preferred: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license....
7 days ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (17 miles from Sacramento, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required : -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. -Strong background in a variety of technical procedures performed in various services....
9 days ago
Envision - Folsom, CA (19 miles from Sacramento, CA)
Folsom Sierra Endoscopy Center - Endoscopy Technician at Envision Healthcare in Folsom, California Posted in Other about 3 hours ago. Job Description: Description Folsom Sierra Endoscopy Center is...
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Sacramento, CA

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

$33,810

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, 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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