Veterinary Technician Jobs in San Jose, 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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Aerotek - Redwood City, CA (21 miles from San Jose, CA)
Aerotek is currently seeking an Animal Care Technician for a contract to hire opportunity located in Redwood City!...
2 days ago
Covance by Labcorp - San Carlos, CA (23 miles from San Jose, 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 (5 miles from San Jose, 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 (20 miles from San Jose, 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...
15 hours ago
SOUTH BAY ANIMAL HOSPITAL & PET RESORT - San Jose, CA (6 miles from San Jose, 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 Jose, 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
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 Antech, Inc. - San Martin, CA (23 miles from San Jose, 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 (16 miles from San Jose, 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
Aragen Bioscience Inc. - Morgan Hill, CA (18 miles from San Jose, CA)
Interested candidates should have several years of pertinent experience in a small to medium scale animal care facility and meet the following requirements: High school degree or equivalent, college...
4 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Campbell, CA (5 miles from San Jose, CA)
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4 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - San Jose, CA
This department is perfect for someone who can identify patient distress and react accordingly, enjoys phlebotomy, placing IV catheters, assisting with recovery and client follow up and education....
4 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Campbell, CA (5 miles from San Jose, CA)
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5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Campbell, CA (5 miles from San Jose, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago
Jobot - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
Well known local clinic looking to hire an experienced Veterinary Technician Assistant. This Jobot Job is hosted by: Dustin Fadale Are you a fit?...
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in San Jose, CA

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

$45,247

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in San Jose, 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 San Jose, 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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