Veterinarian Jobs in Illinois

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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Our diagnostic equipment includes an in-house lab, digital radiography, digital dental radiography, and brand-new ultrasound machine....

Veterinarian in Edwardsville, IL With Flexible Hours!

  • Edwardsville Pet Hospital
  • Edwardsville, IL
  • 3 days ago

We have an excellent opportunity for to bring aboard a Full-Time or Part-Time Veterinarian. New graduates and experienced doctors are welcome....

Relief Veterinarian Forest View Animal Hospital-Chicago

  • Thrive Pet Healthcare
  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • 2 days ago

Forest View Animal Hospital is seeking a Relief Veterinarian....

Managing Equine Veterinarian - East Coast - Ownership potential

  • National Veterinary Associates
  • Lombard, IL
  • 2 days ago

Must hold Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Licensure in good standing. Other requirements vary by location. Back to search results...

Veterinarian

  • National Veterinary Associates
  • Shorewood, IL
  • 2 days ago

Job Description Full-time Associate Veterinarian opening at Animal Care Center of Shorewood located in Shorewood, IL....

Veterinarian - 3 Day Schedule!

  • Veterinary Practice Partners
  • Winthrop Harbor, IL
  • 2 days ago

In addition to diagnostic and preventative services, our hospital is equipped with digital radiography, digital dental radiography, in-house labs, ultrasound, echocardiogram, SNAPshot Dx Analyzer, and...

We have a full in-house Idexx lab suite Fully equipped with diagnostic tools including, but not limited to: digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound, therapeutic and surgical lasers...

radiography, therapeutic laser and a complete certified physical rehabilitation center....

DVM PT or FT Flexible Hrs - No Weekends

  • Coble Animal Hospital
  • Springfield, IL
  • 16 hours ago

New graduates or experienced veterinarians are welcome. We are experienced in mentoring new grads!...

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Associate Veterinarian Position

  • All Creatures Animal Hospital
  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • 19 hours ago

We reward our veterinarians with competitive salary, bonus, and benefits including healthcare, 401K, CE, vacation, dues, liability coverage and more....

Veterinarian Prairie State-Orland Park, IL

  • Thrive Pet Healthcare
  • Orland Park, IL
  • 2 days ago

Prairie State Veterinary Clinic, located in Orland Park, IL is seeking a Full-Time Associate Veterinarian to join their growing team!...

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  • Vetcor
  • Beach Park, IL
  • 2 days ago

Beach Park Animal Hospital in Beach Park, IL is looking for a veterinarian to join our community-based general practice as either the Chief of Staff or an associate veterinarian....

We are looking for a passionate Urgent Care Veterinarian to join our team at Thrive Elmhurst, IL!...

In this position, we are looking for someone with 2+ years of veterinary experience, with a focus on surgical skill and proper animal handling skill....

Veterinarian

  • National Veterinary Associates
  • Yorkville, IL
  • 2 days ago

Your future 7 DVM and 15 technician partners are waiting to meet you in our small animal and exotics practice....

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Veterinarian Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

First Aid for Pets
This course is run by our veterinarian, Dr Katherine, and will equip pet owners with the basic knowledge they need to help their pets in emergencies. It includes a series of explanatory videos,...

Approach to hemorrhagic shock in small animals (veterinary)
This course will cover the basic and advanced aspects of hemorrhagic shock with emphasis on traumatic etiology. In addition, it will provide an in-depth overview of an up-to-date approach to...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Illinois

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireVeterinary research efforts.

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Illinois offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (31.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some High School (1.8%)
  • Some College (1.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Illinois
  • 1-2 years (25.8%)
  • None (19.4%)
  • 4-6 years (16.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (10.0%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 10+ years (8.2%)
  • 6-8 years (7.1%)
  • 8-10 years (3.4%)

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