Veterinarian Jobs in Rockford, 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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PetVet Care Centers - Beloit, WI (16 miles from Rockford, IL)
You will have access to an ultrasound, digital radiography, and digital dental radiography....
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Brookside Veterinary Clinic - Loves Park, IL (7 miles from Rockford, IL)
Looking to find your passion not a J-O-B? Established three doctor small animal clinic seeking to add to its talented staff. Our support staff is second to none, and will help you to thrive in our...
1 day ago
Noah's Ark Animal Hospital - Rockford, IL (7 miles from Rockford, IL)
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M. or V.M.D.) degree from an accredited veterinary college....
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10 days ago
Winnebago County Animal Services - Rockford, IL
Winnebago County Animal Services is looking for a Shelter Veterinarian to join our team!...
13 days ago
Animal Emergency Clinic of Rockford - Rockford, IL
AEC Rockford is hiring a part time or full time veterinarian to add to the 7 full time and 3 part time veterinarians on our team....
15 days ago
CareVet - Rockford, IL
Changing economic times, changing expectations of animal care, and advancing technology within our profession have allowed us to steadily grow in the last 20 years....
29 days ago
Hillcrest Animal Hospital - Rockford, IL
Hillcrest Animal Hospital in Rockford, IL, is looking for an associate veterinarian to join our fantastic supportive, friendly, and team-oriented practice in either a part-time or full-time role, to...
30+ days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Beloit, WI (16 miles from Rockford, IL)
You will have access to an ultrasound, digital radiography, and digital dental radiography....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Rockford, IL

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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 Rockford, IL

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Rockford, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.2%)
  • High School or GED (18.9%)
  • 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 Rockford, 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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