Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elgin, 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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Downers Grove Animal Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Part time CERTIFIED or EXPERIENCED (1-3 years) Veterinary Technician needed for busy animal hospital in Downers Grove....
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1 day ago Downers Grove Animal Hospital
O'Brien Veterinary Group - Oak Brook, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
The OBrien Veterinary Group externship program offers a unique range of possibilities, helping veterinary students add to their knowledge and skills with programs that cover various kinds of...
1 day ago
Lakeland Animal Hospital - McHenry, IL (23 miles from Elgin, 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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3 days ago
Glen Ellyn Animal Hospital - Glen Ellyn, IL (13 miles from Elgin, IL)
The primary job for a veterinary technician is to exceed our clients expectations with exceptional patient care. The technician is the veterinarians primary support....
7 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, 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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8 days ago Veterinary Specialty Center
Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL 60014, IL (15 miles from Elgin, IL)
Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake, IL, (AAHA-accredited hospital), has immediate openings for full-time or part-time licensed veterinary technicians and experienced veterinary assistants....
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9 days ago Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake
County Line Animal Hospital - Naperville, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Skills need to include all aspects of anesthesia prep and monitoring, IV catheters and blood draws, dental prophylaxis, client education, basic tech skills (NTs, AGs, treatment administration, etc.)...
10 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, 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...
10 days ago
Animal Medical Center Of Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL (18 miles from Elgin, IL)
In addition to the requirements above, a college degree, possession of a current license as a veterinary technician or excellent experience as a veterinary assistant will contribute to candidate eligibility...
10 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
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 be a plus....
10 days ago
Island Lake Veterinary Clinic - Island Lake, IL (18 miles from Elgin, IL)
Veterinary Tech at Island Lake Veterinary Clinic Island Lake, IL 60042 About the Job Island Lake Veterinary Clinic is looking for a full time veterinary technician/assistant to join our small and friendly...
10 days ago
Island Lake Veterinary Clinic - Island Lake, IL 60042, IL (18 miles from Elgin, IL)
Island Lake Veterinary Clinic is looking for a full time veterinary technician/assistant to join our small and friendly staff....
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13 days ago
Carol Stream, IL (8 miles from Elgin, IL)
Dog Waste Removal Tech compensation: $14.00/hr QR Code Link to This Post We are a dog waste removal company servicing residential and commercial clients in the greater Chicagoland area. As a waste...
13 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - Elmhurst, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
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 be a plus....
13 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - Elmhurst, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
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 be a plus....
13 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Elgin, IL

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

$36,956

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Elgin, 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 Elgin, 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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