Veterinarian Jobs in Chicago, IL

Diagnose, treat, and prevent health problems in animals. Veterinarians administer diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and perform surgeries for pets, livestock, and wildlife. They operate medical equipment such as X-ray and ultrasound machines precisely to produce clear and accurate results. They also interact regularly with owners and educate them on treatment plans as well as how to promote their animals’ day-to-day wellness.

Veterinarians may specialize depending on the type of animal they see. Possible areas of focus include equine care (horses), companion animals (domestic pets), and food animals (farm livestock). Alternatively, they might address health compliance (food safety and inspection veterinarians) or work in laboratories to examine human and animal health issues (research veterinarians). 

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Countryside Animal Clinic - Northbrook, IL (17 miles from Chicago, IL)
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent from an accredited university....
2 days ago
Kragness Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Schaumburg, IL (23 miles from Chicago, IL)
state practice act and principles of veterinary medical ethics Leverage evidence-based medicine and continue pursuit of education to deliver quality patient care Devote yourself to the culture of preventive...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (20 miles from Chicago, IL)
: 001136 Downers Grove Il 1550 Butterfield Rd Downers Grove 60515 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Sign-on bonus and/or relocation up to %2440,000 Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we...
1 day ago
Vetcor - Palatine, IL (23 miles from Chicago, IL)
Rand Road Animal Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic Veterinarian to join our dedicated family!...
1 day ago
Midwest Animal Hospital - Orland Park, IL (23 miles from Chicago, IL)
We are looking for our next Rockstar! Someone that thrives in a state-of-the-art, very fast-paced, high-energy and highly skilled culture. Someone with an incredible go-get-em’ attitude, a...
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Bloomingdale, IL (22 miles from Chicago, IL)
: 000421 Bloomingdale Il 162 South Gary Ave Bloomingdale 60108 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals...
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Pathway Vet Alliance - Bloomingdale, IL (22 miles from Chicago, IL)
We offer digital x-ray, dentistry, surgery, laser therapy, ultrasounds, and a complete in-house laboratory....
2 days ago
Broadway Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL
The Associate Veterinarian will need an educational background of at least: A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university....
2 days ago
Petco - Chicago, IL
Veterinary Medicine degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary school or its equivalent Active licensure as a veterinarian without contingencies in the state in which the hospital is located or ability...
11 hours ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - Chicago, IL
This teamwork and camaraderie leads to delivering exceptional service to our patients, clients, and referring veterinarians....
11 hours ago
Jobot - Evanston, IL (10 miles from Chicago, IL)
This Jobot Job is hosted by: Forrest Mack Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply on company site" button and sending us your resume. Salary: $80,000 - $160,000 per year A bit about...
2 days ago
Oak Park Animal Hospital - Oak Park, IL (7 miles from Chicago, IL)
FT/PT, Flex (set your own schedule) Oak Park Animal Hospital, LTD We are large enough to serve the community, yet small enough to offer quality, compassionate care. Small animal/exotic, modern,...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Burbank, IL (12 miles from Chicago, IL)
Experience, Education and/or Training Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required. License in good standing with the applicable state veterinary board....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL
state practice act and principles of veterinary medical ethics Leverage evidence-based medicine and continue pursuit of education to deliver quality patient care Devote yourself to the culture of preventive...
2 days ago

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Veterinarian Online Courses and Training Opportunities

EDIVET: Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian?
This course is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a "taster" of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to...

Mentorship At Work For Veterinarians
We are all mentors in the workplace. Some are much better than others. This course will help you become a better mentor regardless of your current level of proficiency. Mentorship is an essential...

Equine Welfare and Management
This unique course was developed by veterinarians at the world-renowned University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. The course will address horsemanship from a welfare...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Chicago, IL

This is the average annual salary for Veterinarian jobs in Chicago, IL as reported by the BLS.

$105,840

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Chicago, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.1%)
  • High School or GED (19.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.2%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • Some High School (2.0%)
  • Some College (1.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Chicago, IL
  • None (37.8%)
  • 2-4 years (31.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (11.5%)
  • 4-6 years (11.4%)
  • 1-2 years (5.0%)
  • 8-10 years (2.8%)

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