Veterinary Technician Jobs in Torrance, 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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VCA WLA Animal Hospital - Los Angeles, CA 90025, CA (16 miles from Torrance, CA)
Proficiency in core ER/ICU veterinary technician job skills including but not limited to emergency care techniques, critical patient care and monitoring, anesthesia, laboratory and pharmacy duties,...
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1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - El Segundo, CA (7 miles from Torrance, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
19 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Glendale, CA (23 miles from Torrance, CA)
The Veterinary Technician will be required to manage the daily schedule (in partnership with Veterinarian Mobile)....
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5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Torrance, CA)
The Veterinary Technician will be required to manage the daily schedule (in partnership with Veterinarian Mobile)....
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5 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Torrance, CA)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
5 days ago
Mission Veterinary Clinic And Animal Emergency Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Torrance, CA)
Applicants must be proficient in the following areas: Patient restraint / animal restraint / small animal care Blood draw In house lab work using Abaxis machines....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Downey, CA (12 miles from Torrance, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Torrance, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
5 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Torrance, CA
As a CVT/RVT you will be preforming the following tasks: Venipuncture Intubation Catheter Placement Radiology Anesthesia Monitoring Physical Exams and Patient Assessments Surgical Preparation and assisting...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (24 miles from Torrance, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Torrance, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Torrance, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our Oncology team at VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley....
7 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Torrance, CA)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
7 days ago
Shane Veterinary Medical Center - Marina del Rey, CA (12 miles from Torrance, CA)
Applicants must be skilled at: • IV catheter placement • phlebotomy • safely restraining cats and dogs • taking radiographs (orthopedic and soft tissue) • anesthesia monitoring • dental cleanings (preferred...
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8 days ago Shane Veterinary Medical Center
PetVet Care Centers - Torrance, CA
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred....
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Torrance, CA

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

$44,208

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Torrance, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Torrance, 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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