Veterinary Technician Salary in California

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in California? The average Veterinary Technician salary in California is $38,761 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $32,620 and $46,058. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. View the Cost of Living in California

About California    California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the thir....More

Skills Associated with Veterinary Technician: Clinical Laboratory Testing, Administer Medication, Monitoring Vital Signs, Medical Record Keeping ...More

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Job Description

Veterinary Technician assist veterinarian with exams, surgeries, and first aid. Collects and documents case history and treatment details. Being a Veterinary Technician monitors vital signs and condition of animals being treated and provides nursing care. Take X rays, EKG, Ultrasound, and perform various lab test including urinalysis and blood counts. Additionally, Veterinary Technician depending on state regulations, may administer anesthesia, injections, and perform dental prophylaxis, catheterization, and other procedures under supervision of a veterinarian. Instructs pet owners on how to administer medication and other animal care skills. Typically requires an associate degree. Depending on state, may require RVT certification.Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Veterinary Technician works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Veterinary Technician typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Coachella, CA Avg. Salary $36,829 Date Updated September 26, 2019
Location Acampo, CA Avg. Salary $37,051 Date Updated September 26, 2019
Location Acton, CA Avg. Salary $38,825 Date Updated September 26, 2019
Location Adelanto, CA Avg. Salary $36,792 Date Updated September 26, 2019
Location Adin, CA Avg. Salary $35,208 Date Updated September 26, 2019
Location Agoura Hills, CA Avg. Salary $38,110 Date Updated September 26, 2019
Location Aguanga, CA Avg. Salary $36,898 Date Updated September 26, 2019
Location Ahwahnee, CA Avg. Salary $34,562 Date Updated September 26, 2019
Location Alameda, CA Avg. Salary $41,121 Date Updated September 26, 2019
Location Alamo, CA Avg. Salary $41,024 Date Updated September 26, 2019
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