Veterinary Technician Jobs in Santee, 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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Axelon Services Corporation - La Jolla, CA (13 miles from Santee, CA)
Animal Technician La Jolla. CA 12 Months Not a standard work week - Tuesday thru Saturday w/some Sundays/Holidays required - Hours 7a - 3:30p Job Description: The In Vivo Toxicology Technician is...
2 days ago
San Diego, CA (14 miles from Santee, CA)
We have an opening for an experienced, friendly Veterinary Technician to join our fun and dedicated team....
2 hours ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - San Diego, CA (14 miles from Santee, CA)
Position at Bodhi Animal Hospital Bodhi Animal Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join their growing team!...
2 days ago
SeaWorld Parks - San Diego, CA (14 miles from Santee, CA)
Animal or aquatic animal care experience preferred. Available to work weekends and holidays. Willingness to work evenings in the, rare, event of an emergency, procedure, or animal care need....
2 days ago
SeaWorld Parks - San Diego, CA (14 miles from Santee, CA)
Sr. Aquarist SeaWorld San Diego At SeaWorld, we're passionate about caring for animals. In fact, we've already rescued over 37,000 animals (and counting!). And we can save you from being stuck in...
2 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - La Mesa, CA (7 miles from Santee, CA)
Position at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - East County Pet Emergency & Specialty Center East County is now hiring a Veterinary Technician to join our ER team!...
2 days ago
Grand Animal Hospital - San Diego, CA (13 miles from Santee, CA)
Veterinary technician position available at busy small animal veterinary practice including rabbits, rats, and guinea pigs....
Pathway Vet Alliance - El Cajon, CA (10 miles from Santee, CA)
Position at Care & Comfort Veterinary Hospital Care & Comfort Veterinary Hospital is hiring a Veterinary Technician to join our team in El Cajon!...
2 days ago
SeaWorld Parks - San Diego, CA (14 miles from Santee, CA)
Zoo Attendant SeaWorld San Diego Zoo Attendant Are you passionate about fostering the human-animal bond? Are you committed to the humane and responsible treatment of animals? Do you want to share...
2 days ago
Scripps Ranch Veterinary Hospital - San Diego, CA (5 miles from Santee, CA)
We have an opening for an experienced, friendly Veterinary Technician to join our fun and dedicated team....
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - San Diego, CA (14 miles from Santee, CA)
As a Junior Veterinary Technician in our ICU, some of the duties you will be responsible for include:* Performing animal observations; providing care, treatment, and husbandry services for our most...
3 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - San Diego, CA (14 miles from Santee, CA)
Collecting samples, placing IV catheters, preparing IV fluids/additives and blood products Performing other duties as directed by ECC staff....
3 days ago
San Diego, CA (14 miles from Santee, CA)
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4 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - San Diego, CA (14 miles from Santee, CA)
Veterinary Technician Responsibilities: Perform venipuncture, IV-catheter, and injection administration Set up, position, and take digital radiographs Collect, set up, and interpret in-house laboratory...
4 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - San Marcos, CA (23 miles from Santee, CA)
Perform IV catheter placement, blood draws, urine collection, radiographs, and other in-house diagnostics....
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Santee, CA

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

$42,258

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Santee, 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 Santee, 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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