Veterinary Technician Jobs in Arlington Heights, IL

Administer diagnostic tests and assist veterinarians. Veterinary technicians observe and monitor animal health, collect samples for analysis, run laboratory tests, and continually update patient records. They also aid veterinarians during a variety of procedures by preparing animals for surgery, restraining pets as necessary, and delivering anesthesia.

Veterinary technicians usually work with small domestic animals, such as cats and dogs. These technicians often need to communicate with pet owners and educate them on future care as well as medication procedures. Thus, interpersonal skills are important for this profession.

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Skycrest Animal Clinic - Lake Zurich, IL 60047, IL (7 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Skycrest Animal Clinic, a small animal practice located in Long Grove, IL is seeking a veterinary technician with at least 2 years of technical experience to join our very friendly, team-oriented 7...
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2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (21 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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19 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Lake Zurich, IL (7 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
2 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (4 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Benefits: Generous Salary Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) mentorship and sponsorship program Multiple Free CE Opportunities and CE Allowance Ownership Thinking Bonuses Employee Volunteer Program...
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1 day ago Veterinary Specialty Center
Skycrest Animal Clinic - Lake Zurich, IL (7 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Skycrest Animal Clinic, a small animal practice located in Long Grove, IL is seeking a veterinary technician with at least 2 years of technical experience to join our very friendly, team-oriented 7...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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19 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
The Anesthesia Technician II reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies,...
1 day ago
Oz Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Sign-on and Retention Bonuses AAHA Accredited - Cat-Friendly Certified Seeking a Full-time Veterinary Technician to join our AAHA Accredited & Cat Friendly Certified hospital in Lincoln Park Chicago...
8 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Countryside, IL (23 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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19 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Memorial Hospital Job REQID 10880 Job Function Patient Support Shift Evening Job (2nd) At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Skokie, IL (13 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Kildeer, IL (9 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Hoffman Estates, IL (9 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Arlington Heights, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Arlington Heights, IL

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Arlington Heights, IL as reported by the BLS.

$36,956

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Arlington Heights, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.4%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (1.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Technicians in Arlington Heights, IL
  • Less than 1 year (44.9%)
  • None (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (16.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.0%)

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