Veterinarian Jobs in Waukegan, 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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All Creatures Animal Hospital - Lake Zurich, IL (14 miles from Waukegan, IL)
We reward our veterinarians with competitive salary, bonus, and benefits including healthcare, 401K, CE, vacation, dues, liability coverage and more....
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2 days ago
Care Animal Hospital of Pleasant Prairie - Pleasant Prairie, WI (11 miles from Waukegan, IL)
We have ultrasound, full in-house laboratory, orthopedic equipment, a CO2 surgical laser, digital radiography, digital dental radiography and therapy laser that complement our paperless practice....
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1 day ago Care Animal Hospital of Pleasant Prairie
PET LOSS AT HOME Euthanasia Service - Arlington Heights, IL (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
"Thank-you" for being a great veterinarian. Please email interest level and questions to: ... or call/text ......
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Ethos Veterinary Health - Kenosha, WI (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
WVRC is well known for providing high quality, compassionate care to our clients, patients, and referring veterinarians....
14 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Gurnee, IL (5 miles from Waukegan, 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....
14 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Kenosha, WI (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Looking to improve the level of advanced small animal care in the community, WSVC has tirelessly focused on attracting and retaining team members who are just as passionate about providing a comfortable...
2 days ago
Mundelein Animal Hospital - Mundelein, IL (12 miles from Waukegan, IL)
This growing practice is now considering candidates for Associate Veterinarian and Managing Veterinarian roles....
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2 days ago Mundelein Animal Hospital
barrington Animal Hospital - Barrington, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
VETERINARIAN – COME SEE THE VISION, LIVE THE DREAM! Come join Barrington Animal Hospital as we continue to grow and expand our current location....
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Lakeland Animal Hospital - McHenry, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Full and part time associate veterinarians wanted for a progressive, 4-doctor, AAHA certified practice in McHenry, IL (approximately 60 miles northwest of Chicago)....
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2 days ago Lakeland Animal Hospital
Hoffman Estates Animal Hospital - Barrington, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
. * We pride ourselves on our excellent patient care, comprehensive client education, and our long-lasting relationships with our clients....
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Glencoe Animal Hospital - Northbrook, IL (16 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Glencoe Animal Hospital is seeking a full or part-time associate veterinarian with experience to join our team and serve our loyal client base....
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3 days ago
Save-A-Pet - Grayslake, IL (10 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Interpret lab work in order to properly decide best next steps in animal care. Maintain animal records to ensure proper documentation of exam notes, evaluations, and recommendations....
4 days ago
Randall Road Animal Hospital - Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL (24 miles from Waukegan, IL)
At Randall Road Animal Hospital, you'll be able to learn from our team of doctors who are experienced in orthopedic and soft tissue surgery....
4 days ago
Wright Animal Hospital - Des Plaines, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
We are a busy, AAFP Certified Cat Friendly, multi-doctor hospital that provides quality veterinary care for dogs, cats, and exotic pets....
5 days ago
Green Bay Animal Hospital - Wilmette, IL (20 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Green Bay Animal Hospital in Wilmette, IL is looking for an associate veterinarian to join our AAHA certified practice....
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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 Waukegan, IL

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


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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Waukegan, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.2%)
  • High School or GED (18.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.1%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • Some High School (1.9%)
  • Some College (1.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Waukegan, 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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