Veterinary Technician Jobs in West Covina, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (13 miles from West Covina, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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19 hours ago
Bluepearl - Irvine, CA (24 miles from West Covina, CA)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology in Irvine, California Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology Irvine California Vet Technician Opening Statement BluePearl Specialty + Emergency...
8 hours ago
Bluepearl - Irvine, CA (24 miles from West Covina, CA)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Overnight in Irvine, California Veterinary Technician - Overnight Irvine California Vet Technician Opening Statement If you're a Registered Veterinary...
8 hours ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from West Covina, 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....
1 day ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from West Covina, CA)
Possesses a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and provides and monitors anesthesia for basic procedures. Remains current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R....
8 hours ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from West Covina, CA)
Credentialed Veterinary Technician Manager Job Summary Seeking a Credentialed Veterinary Technician Manager for the Flagship Hospital of VCA Animal Hospitals, 5 miles from the Santa Monica Beach!...
8 hours ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from West Covina, 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....
1 day ago
Bluepearl - Irvine, CA (24 miles from West Covina, CA)
Veterinary Technician in Irvine, CA!...
1 day ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from West Covina, 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....
1 day ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from West Covina, 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....
1 day ago
Bluepearl - Irvine, CA (24 miles from West Covina, CA)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Critical Care in Irvine, California Veterinary Technician - Critical Care Irvine California Vet Technician Opening Statement If you're a Registered...
7 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Irvine, CA (24 miles from West Covina, CA)
Job Description: Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor We are seeking a highly experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our leadership team as Technician Supervisor at VCA Irvine...
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Fountain Valley, CA (24 miles from West Covina, CA)
Job Description: VCA West Coast Specialty & Emergency Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced specialty veterinary technician to work with our specialty team at our 24/7 emergency/multi-specialty...
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Upland, CA (17 miles from West Covina, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Glendora, CA (6 miles from West Covina, CA)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

3 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in West Covina, CA

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

$44,208

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in West Covina, 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 West Covina, 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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