Veterinary Technician Jobs in Aurora, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Schaumburg, IL (19 miles from Aurora, IL)
Start your Banfield Career as a Veterinary Technician Learn more about the impact you can make as part of a Banfield hospital team and see how we support the wellness of our people and profession....
Downers Grove Animal Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (12 miles from Aurora, IL)
Part time CERTIFIED or EXPERIENCED (1-3 years) Veterinary Technician needed for busy animal hospital in Downers Grove....
Red Barn Animal Hospital - Hampshire, IL (23 miles from Aurora, IL)
Seeking a veterinary technician (previous experience preferred) to join our fun and supportive team....
VCA Antech, Inc. - Franklin Park, IL (21 miles from Aurora, IL)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture Catheter placement Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation...
3 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL (17 miles from Aurora, IL)
What You Will Need to Succeed: Certification/licensing is not required to work in our lab, but if you are a Veterinary Technician or Medical Laboratory Technician, this experience and education would...
3 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Hanover Park, IL (14 miles from Aurora, IL)
Experienced Veterinary Technician Non-Credentialed Veterinary Technician SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE!!!...
4 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Downers Grove, IL (12 miles from Aurora, IL)
Are you interested in advancing your career while working alongside a board certified Neurologist?! If you are, VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital has opportunities available for you to join our...
4 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - River Forest, IL (23 miles from Aurora, IL)
We are looking for Credentialed Veterinary Technicians and Non Credentialed Veterinary Technicians!...
4 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Hanover Park, IL (14 miles from Aurora, IL)
Credentialed Veterinary Technician Experienced Veterinary Technician SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE!!!...
4 days ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Lemont, IL (16 miles from Aurora, IL)
Veterinary Technician | Full-time | Lemont, IL at Veterinary Practice Partners Lemont, IL Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team! Experience with exotics is plus!...
4 days ago
Aza - Brookfield, IL (21 miles from Aurora, IL)
Since the opening of Brookfield Zoo in 1934, the Society has had an international reputation for cutting-edge animal care and wildlife conservation that continues today....
6 days ago
Aurora, IL
Certified Veterinary Technician GPAC Aurora, IL Full Time $55,000 - $80,000/Year I am working with a client who is looking for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians....
6 days ago
Randall Road Animal Hospital South Elgin - South Elgin, IL (14 miles from Aurora, IL)
We are searching for a flexible full time experienced veterinary technician/assistant for our well established hospital in South Elgin....
Oak Park, IL (24 miles from Aurora, IL)
Veterinary Technician $3,000 Sign On and Relocation Seeking a Full-time Veterinary Technician to join our AAHA Accredited & Cat Friendly Certified hospital in Lincoln Park Chicago and our new hospital...
9 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Downers Grove, IL (12 miles from Aurora, IL)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
9 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Aurora, IL

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

$36,956

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Aurora, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • 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 Aurora, 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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