Veterinary Technician Salary in California

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in California? The average Veterinary Technician salary in California is $39,028 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $32,847 and $46,375. 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

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Job Description

Assists veterinarian with exams, surgeries, and first aid. Collects and documents case history and treatment details. Monitors vital signs and condition of animals being treated and provides nursing care. Takes X rays, EKG, Ultrasound, and performs various lab test including urinalysis and blood counts. 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's degree. Depending on state, may require RVT certification. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Acampo, CA Avg. Salary $38,044 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Acton, CA Avg. Salary $40,090 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Adelanto, CA Avg. Salary $37,833 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Adin, CA Avg. Salary $36,200 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Agoura Hills, CA Avg. Salary $39,267 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Aguanga, CA Avg. Salary $37,955 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Ahwahnee, CA Avg. Salary $35,279 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Alameda, CA Avg. Salary $42,458 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Alamo, CA Avg. Salary $42,358 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Albany, CA Avg. Salary $42,458 Date Updated December 28, 2020
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