Veterinary Technician Salary in California

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in California? The average Veterinary Technician salary in California is $37,854 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $31,856 and $44,979. 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 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Acampo, CA Avg. Salary $36,979 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Acton, CA Avg. Salary $38,749 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Adelanto, CA Avg. Salary $36,720 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Adin, CA Avg. Salary $35,139 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Agoura Hills, CA Avg. Salary $38,035 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Aguanga, CA Avg. Salary $36,826 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Ahwahnee, CA Avg. Salary $34,495 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alameda, CA Avg. Salary $41,040 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Alamo, CA Avg. Salary $40,943 Date Updated August 27, 2019
Location Albany, CA Avg. Salary $41,040 Date Updated August 27, 2019
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