Veterinary Technician Jobs in Joliet, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Naperville, IL (16 miles from Joliet, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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1 day ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Banfield Pet Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (21 miles from Joliet, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
Animal Care Center of Plainfield - Plainfield, IL (2 miles from Joliet, IL)
Animal Care Center of Plainfield (IL) is searching for the next veterinary professional to join their growing TEAM!...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Darien, IL (18 miles from Joliet, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
7 days ago
Downers Grove Animal Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (21 miles from Joliet, IL)
Part time CERTIFIED or EXPERIENCED (1-3 years) Veterinary Technician needed for busy animal hospital in Downers Grove....
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11 days ago Downers Grove Animal Hospital
Forest Preserve District Of Kane County - Geneva, IL (24 miles from Joliet, IL)
Wildlife Technician Wildlife Technician Organization: Forest Preserve District of Kane County [more info] Duties and Responsibilities: The Natural Resource Management Department has a seasonal...
14 days ago
Vicar Operating, Inc. dba VCA - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
hospital.This is a working supervisory position which is responsible for the leadership of the Veterinary Technician Staff working in the Emergency & Critical Care Department.The successful candidate...
15 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Duties will include: Anesthesia monitoring experience required. Collecting patient histories. Performing physical exams. Venipuncture/IVC placement....
23 days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Duties will include: Anesthesia monitoring experience required. Collecting patient histories. Performing physical exams. Venipuncture/IVC placement....
23 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - Orland Park, IL (20 miles from Joliet, IL)
Job Information Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Technician - Emergency (Day Shift) in Orland Park, Illinois Premier Veterinary Group in Orland Park is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician...
23 days ago
Mars Incorporated - Willowbrook, IL (20 miles from Joliet, IL)
Job Information Mars Incorporated Maintenance Technician - 12 Hour Rotating Shifts - SIGN-ON B in Burr Ridge, Illinois This job was posted by : For more information, please see: A mutually...
25 days ago
Vca - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Client education & reviewing patient discharge instructions. Working collaboratively with team members of all hospital services....
30+ days ago
Vca - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Duties will include: Anesthesia monitoring experience required. Collecting patient histories. Performing physical exams. Venipuncture/IVC placement....
30+ days ago
Vca - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Client education & reviewing patient discharge instructions. Working collaboratively with team members of all hospital services....
30+ days ago
O'Brien Veterinary Group - Oak Brook, IL (23 miles from Joliet, 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...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Joliet, IL

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

$36,956

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Joliet, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 Joliet, 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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