Veterinary Technician Jobs in Buffalo Grove, 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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VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital - Berwyn, IL (24 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Whether you are an experienced Veterinary Technician looking for the next step in your career or a new graduate seeking mentorship, our team is ready to partner with you....
1 day ago
VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital - Berwyn, IL 60402, IL (24 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital in Berwyn, IL, is seeking a Veterinary Technician Supervisor to join our one-of-a-kind 3-doctor GP practice!...
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2 days ago VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital
The Animal Hospital Of Gurnee PC - Wadsworth, IL (18 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
We are seeking a full-time, hardworking, motivated individual to join our busy practice. Applicants with experience are preferred! Daily tasks will include, but are not limited to, daily...
1 day ago
MedVet - Chicago, IL (23 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
We are looking for: Emergency Veterinary Technician Never a dull moment in the ER! Are you someone who likes to be constantly moving from one thing to another?...
3 days ago
VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital - Berwyn, IL 60402, IL (24 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Whether you are an experienced Veterinary Technician looking for the next step in your career or a new graduate seeking mentorship, our team is ready to partner with you....
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2 days ago VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - Elmhurst, IL (19 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
What's in it for you? Are you a clinically-trained HT or HTL looking to use your skills in a whole new way? As a Histotechnician at IDEXX, you will be a key contributor at one of the largest...
18 hours ago
Loyola University of Chicago Inc - Chicago, IL (23 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
They should have some experience with animal care. They should willing to drive a pickup truck (Ford F150) on narrow, winding mountain roads....
3 days ago
Vet Tech/Vet Assistant - Winnetka, IL (10 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Winnetka Animal Hospital is seeking veterinary technicians or assistants for a full time position....
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4 days ago Vet Tech/Vet Assistant
PECORARO VETERINARY SERVICES - Carol Stream, IL (19 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Drawing blood IV catheter placement Nursing care Lab procedures Radiology Anesthesia induction Dentistry Client education We love veterinary technicians who are self-motivated team players who communicate...
5 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Wheaton, IL (23 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Animal Medical Clinic of Wheaton is searching for a part time veterinary technician. We are the only AAHA accredited animal hospital in Wheaton....
6 days ago
Downers Grove Animal Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (24 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Part time CERTIFIED or EXPERIENCED (1-3 years) Veterinary Technician needed for busy animal hospital in Downers Grove....
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6 days ago Downers Grove Animal Hospital
Dundee Township Park District - Dundee, IL (18 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Petting Zoo Attendant (Part Time) Salary $11.00 Hourly Location IL 60118, IL Job Type Part Time Hourly Limited Department Park Services Job Number 2021_00014 Division Randall Oaks Zoo and Park...
7 days ago
VetCor - Niles, IL (12 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Golf-Mil Veterinary Hospital, a well-established and high-quality general practice, seeks to add a Certified Veterinary Technician to our friendly team....
7 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL
Experience: Veterinary Technician: 1 year (Preferred)...
7 days ago
Lakeland Animal Hospital - McHenry, IL (20 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
FT/PT Part and/or full time experienced veterinary technician. We are a busy, four doctor AAHA practice in McHenry,IL....
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8 days ago Lakeland Animal Hospital

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Buffalo Grove, IL

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

$36,956

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Buffalo Grove, 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 Buffalo Grove, 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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