Veterinarian Jobs in Oak Lawn, 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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Vip Petcare - Oak Lawn, IL
of Veterinary Medicine degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary school IL State license to practice in the profession Physical Requirements Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent...
1 day ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound and Lumify....
2 days ago
Merrick Animal Hospital - Brookfield, IL (9 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
MAH strives to provide comprehensive and high-quality care evidenced by our full in-house lab, digital radiography, digital dental radiography, therapy laser, ultrasound, computerized medical records...
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4 hours ago Merrick Animal Hospital
Companion Animal Hospital Partners, LLC - Skokie, IL (22 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
As part of our commitment to providing pets and their people with outstanding veterinary care and service here in Skokie, several of our veterinarians are Fear Free Certified....
2 days ago
Your Pets Wellness - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
A passionate general practice veterinarian with two or more years of medicine and surgery experience....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Burbank, IL (2 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Banfields veterinarians apply their extraordinary passion, skills, and education, at every practice location....
11 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lombard, IL (17 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Full and Part Time in Lombard Up to $40K sign-on incentives available Banfield is a not just a pet hospital, we are a community where caring for our beloved pets is our...
11 hours ago
Oz Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Therapy to Chiropractic Care!...
2 days ago
Forest Glen Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Associate Veterinarian (DVM) | Forest Glen | Full or Part Time | New Grad Forest Glen Animal Hospital Application Apply on Employer's Site The application opened in a new tab....
2 days ago
River Forest Animal Hospital - River Forest, IL (13 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
About our hospital: Digital radiography Digital dental radiography Ultrasound Electric Lift Exam Tables In-house lab Modern facility Electronic medical records (Avimark) Benefits: Competitive Salary...
1 day ago
Bramer Animal Hospital - Evanston, IL (24 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
At Bramer, we believe in collaboration, teamwork and providing a place for doctors to be mentored and to continue to grow, whether you are an experienced Veterinarian or recently graduated. 7....
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3 days ago Bramer Animal Hospital
Tempus Veterinary Recruitiment - Lisle, IL (17 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
fitting a small animal veterinarian....
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3 days ago Tempus Veterinary Recruitiment
Boughton Square Animal Clinic - Bolingbrook, IL (16 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Be an empathetic and competent communicator Have a compassionate heart Have an affinity for wellness and preventative care Show proficiency in routine soft tissue surgeries and dentistry...
3 days ago
Bevlab Animal Hospital - Blue Island, IL (5 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Be an empathetic and competent communicator Have a compassionate heart Have an affinity for wellness and preventative care Show proficiency in routine soft tissue surgeries and dentistry...
3 days ago
Hillchester Animal Hospital - Hillside, IL (13 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Be an empathetic and competent communicator Have a compassionate heart Have an affinity for wellness and preventative care Show proficiency in routine soft tissue surgeries and dentistry...
3 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 Oak Lawn, IL

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

$105,840

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Oak Lawn, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.1%)
  • High School or GED (19.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.2%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • 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 Oak Lawn, 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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