Veterinary Technician Jobs in Island Lake, 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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Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (14 miles from Island Lake, 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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3 days ago Veterinary Specialty Center
Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL 60014, IL (6 miles from Island Lake, 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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4 days ago Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake
barrington Animal Hospital - Barrington, IL 60010, IL (8 miles from Island Lake, IL)
Barrington Animal Hospital is a busy eight doctor practice seeking an experienced veterinary technician to expand our team....
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8 days ago
Island Lake Veterinary Clinic - Island Lake, IL 60042, 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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8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Crystal Lake, IL (5 miles from Island Lake, 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...
11 days ago
Lakeland Animal Hospital - McHenry, IL (6 miles from Island Lake, 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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13 days ago
The Animal Hospital Of Gurnee PC - Wadsworth, IL (17 miles from Island Lake, 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...
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Vernon Hills, IL (12 miles from Island Lake, 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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15 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Kildeer, IL (8 miles from Island Lake, 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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15 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Wonder Lake, IL (11 miles from Island Lake, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Hoffman Estates, IL (8 miles from Island Lake, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Vernon Hills, IL (12 miles from Island Lake, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Wonder Lake, IL (11 miles from Island Lake, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Schaumburg, IL (17 miles from Island Lake, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Crystal Lake, IL (5 miles from Island Lake, IL)
Requirements\: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified...
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30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Island Lake, IL

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

$36,956

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Island Lake, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • 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 Island Lake, 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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