Veterinary Technician Jobs in Chicago, 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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Northwestern Memorial HealthCare - Chicago, 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,...
15 hours ago
O'brien Veterinary Group - Arlington Heights, IL (21 miles from Chicago, IL)
Veterinary Externship Positions in Midwest and Florida O'Brien Veterinary Group Application Attachments: Please include your resume and up to two additional documents. Add File The application...
2 days ago
Northwestern University - Evanston, IL (10 miles from Chicago, IL)
Aquatic animal care Organization and multitasking Efficiency/dependability Must be able to type and have working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, database and e-mail software....
20 hours ago
Vca - Western Springs, IL (14 miles from Chicago, IL)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
2 days ago
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service - Des Plaines, IL (15 miles from Chicago, IL)
Please follow all instructions carefully) Overview Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates --> 01/26/2021 to 02/01/2021 Service Competitive Pay scale & grade GS 5 Salary $35,265 to $50,884...
1 day ago
Brookfield Zoo - Brookfield, IL (10 miles from Chicago, 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....
2 days ago
West Loop Veterinary Care - Chicago, IL 60607, IL (2 miles from Chicago, IL)
.) · Proficient in surgical preparation and monitoring utilizing SurgiVet monitors, IV catheter placement, blood draws, digital radiology and emergency procedures · Interest in dental and oral healthcare...
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2 days ago West Loop Veterinary Care
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - Elmhurst, IL (14 miles from Chicago, IL)
Need local requirements It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Darien, IL (20 miles from Chicago, IL)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
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11 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Crawford Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL
Desired Qualifications Certified Veterinary Technician from an accredited college is REQUIRED Knowledge of the procedures used for receiving, treating, and scheduling patients, for ordering medical...
3 hours ago
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, IL
Join UChicago Medicine, as a Certified Anesthesia Technician in the Anesthesia Department at our main campus in Hyde Park! As an Anesthesia Technician, you will be responsible for the seting up,...
2 days ago
University of Chicago (UC) - Chicago, IL
Location: Hyde Park Campus Job Description: Provides and supports technical procedures on rodents. Performs health assessments, analgesic management, and medical care under veterinary supervision....
1 day ago
Vet Tech/Vet Assistant - Winnetka, IL (14 miles from Chicago, IL)
Winnetka Animal Hospital is seeking veterinary technicians or assistants for a full time position....
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3 days ago Vet Tech/Vet Assistant
Banfield Pet Hospital - Evergreen Park, IL (12 miles from Chicago, IL)
Veterinary Technicians are at the heart of every practice....
3 days ago
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital Of Chica - Chicago, IL
. + Provides maintenance and support to anesthesia machines to include, but not limited to: Drager Apollo and Drager Fabius, anesthesia monitors, drug infusion pumps and infusions, -blood infusion equipment...
3 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Chicago, IL

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Chicago, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.2%)
  • 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 Chicago, 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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