Veterinary Technician Jobs in Santa Ana, 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-Irvine - Irvine, CA (6 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
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20 hours ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Tustin, CA (2 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Provide client education regarding chemotherapy protocols. Counsel clients regarding home care and medication administration....
14 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laguna Niguel, CA (14 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (16 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laguna Hills, CA (12 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (9 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Signal Hill, CA (18 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Huntington Beach, CA (8 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tustin, CA (2 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Yorba Linda, CA (10 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
1 day ago
Alliance Animal Health - West Covina, CA (22 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
experiences Qualifications Must be in an active Veterinary Technician/Assistant Program from an AVMA Accredited Institution....
7 hours ago
Alliance Animal Health - Lynwood, CA (23 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
experiences Qualifications Must be in an active Veterinary Technician/Assistant Program from an AVMA Accredited Institution....
7 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Buena Park, CA (10 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laguna Niguel, CA (14 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a Registered Veterinary Technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
Alliance Animal Health - Compton, CA (23 miles from Santa Ana, CA)
experiences Qualifications Must be in an active Veterinary Technician/Assistant Program from an AVMA Accredited Institution....
5 hours ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Santa Ana, CA

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

$44,208

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Santa Ana, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • 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 Santa Ana, 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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