Veterinary Technician Jobs in Collinsville, 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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Washington University in St. Louis - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Contribute to the quality animal care program that supports the research and teaching at Washington University....
4 hours ago
St. Louis County - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Current Missouri Veterinary technician license or eligible for licensure....
5 hours ago
Washington University in St. Louis - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Contribute to the quality animal care program that supports the research and teaching at Washington University. This position requires work on weekends and holidays....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Glen Carbon, IL (4 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
6 days ago
SSM Health Care - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
It's more than a career, it's a calling. MO-SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital Worker Type: PRN Job Highlights: This is a PRN position. To qualify for this position, candidates must be in...
8 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Collinsville, IL
Job Description Applies medical nursing knowledge attained through hands-on experience and/or formal education to assist veterinarians in a clinical setting, providing support for a variety of...
11 days ago
St. Louis Children's Hospital - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Job ID: 1213338 Employment Status: Full-Time More Information: For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries...
14 days ago
Washington University in St. Louis - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Contribute to the quality animal care program that supports the research and teaching at Washington University....
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Florissant, MO (23 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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16 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Brentwood, MO (20 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Direct Apply

16 days ago
Spectrum Brands - Bridgeton, MO (24 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Division Information The Pet Care business unit of Spectrum Brands is based in St. Louis, Missouri with distribution, manufacturing and sales offices throughout the US and globe. Owners of dogs,...
19 days ago
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Job ID: 1213182 Employment Status: Full-Time More Information: Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is known for outstanding patient care and offers highly specialized surgical and medical services...
28 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Richmond Heights, MO (20 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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30+ days ago
Washington University in St. Louis - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
SAVE savedJobs Veterinary Technician II - Comparative Medicine - 50315 Washington University in St. Louis Application Apply on Employer's Site The application opened in a new tab....
30+ days ago
Washington University in St. Louis - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
EOE Statement: Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Collinsville, IL

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

$33,418

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Collinsville, 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 Collinsville, 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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