Veterinary Technician Jobs in San Carlos, 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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Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care - San Ramon, CA (23 miles from San Carlos, CA)
The function of the Technician Manager is to oversee the operational systems, procedures and policies to ensure consistency in the delivery of patient care, medical protocol and hospital safety....
1 day ago
Urban Pet Hospital - San Francisco, CA (23 miles from San Carlos, 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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1 hour ago Urban Pet Hospital
Impossible Foods - Redwood City, CA (2 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Impossible Foods is addressing the most catastrophic threats facing humanity: climate change and biodiversity collapse. A global transition to a plant-based food system will turn back the clock on...
2 days ago
San Francisco, CA (21 miles from San Carlos, CA)
While Muttville veterinary technicians are responsible for the following tasks, they should utilize the help of volunteers in all aspects of the job and therefore must provide essential leadership,...
1 day ago
Medvet - Mountain View, CA (13 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Veterinarian led and owned for three decades, everyone at MedVet strives daily to enhance the lives of pets, their loving families, and the veterinary community. Through this relentless commitment...
3 hours ago
San Mateo, CA (6 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Registered Veterinary Technician License certification from an accredited program is required....
2 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Campbell, CA (22 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Veterinarian led and owned for three decades, everyone at MedVet strives daily to enhance the lives of pets, their loving families, and the veterinary community. Through this relentless commitment...
3 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - San Jose, CA (23 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Veterinarian led and owned for three decades, everyone at MedVet strives daily to enhance the lives of pets, their loving families, and the veterinary community. Through this relentless commitment...
3 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Mountain View, CA (13 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Veterinarian led and owned for three decades, everyone at MedVet strives daily to enhance the lives of pets, their loving families, and the veterinary community. Through this relentless commitment...
3 days ago
Burkhart Dental Supply - San Francisco, CA (21 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Are you an experienced Field Service Technician working in the dental industry? Do you have a passion for going above and beyond for the customer? Do you enjoy working for a company that provides...
3 days ago
AbbVie, Inc - Redwood City, CA (2 miles from San Carlos, CA)
The Animal Care Technician III is familiar with the function of the facility and is able to help maintain the high standards that are set....
4 days ago
Kirkwood Animal Hospital - Campbell, CA (22 miles from San Carlos, 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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5 days ago
Adobe Animal Hospital - Los Gatos, CA (24 miles from San Carlos, CA)
Able to place complicated IV catheters in sick, debilitated, or crashing patients Give IM, IV, and SQ injections, ability to obtain blood samples from multiple sites Understanding of vital parameters...
5 days ago
Adobe Animal Hospital - Los Altos, CA (11 miles from San Carlos, CA)
technicians, and outside pharmacies Able to handle cash & credit card transactions in person and over the phone Comfortable around animals, clients, and medical procedures (while delivering medications...
5 days ago
Los Gatos Surgical - Los Gatos, CA (24 miles from San Carlos, CA)
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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in San Carlos, CA

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

$44,590

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in San Carlos, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • 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 San Carlos, 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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