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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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....
National Veterinary Associates - Orland Park, IL (20 miles from Joliet, IL)
Technicians Comprehensive Health Benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision Short/Long Term Disability 401k Continuing Education Paid Vacation and Holidays Employee Pet Discounts To learn more...
6 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Downers Grove, IL (21 miles from Joliet, IL)
Are you interested in advancing your career while working alongside a board certified Neurologist?! If you are, VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital has opportunities available for you to join our...
6 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Orland Park, IL (20 miles from Joliet, IL)
Midwest Animal Hospital seeks experienced Certified Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant to join our team!...
6 days ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Lemont, IL (16 miles from Joliet, IL)
Veterinary Technician | Full-time | Lemont, IL at Veterinary Practice Partners Lemont, IL Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team! Experience with exotics is plus!...
6 days ago
Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Certified Veterinary Technician GPAC Aurora, IL Full Time $55,000 - $80,000/Year I am working with a client who is looking for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians....
8 days ago
Noahs Animal Hospital - Wheaton, IL (22 miles from Joliet, IL)
Qualifications At least 1 year of experience (preferred) Registered, Licensed or Certified Veterinary Technician (preferred) Why Noah's?...
11 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Tinley Park, IL (20 miles from Joliet, IL)
Prepares animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas and placing IV catheters. Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas....
11 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Homer Glen, IL (9 miles from Joliet, IL)
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 animal health care...
11 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Oswego, IL (10 miles from Joliet, IL)
Oswego Animal Hospital is seeking a passionate veterinary technician to join the team. We are a 9 doctor practice that provides high quality, cutting edge veterinary medicine....
15 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Downers Grove, IL (21 miles from Joliet, IL)
as client education and inventory maintenance....
15 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Naperville, IL (16 miles from Joliet, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
18 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Naperville, IL (16 miles from Joliet, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
18 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Required skills include: Venipuncture IV catheter placement Strong client communication Anesthesia monitoring (Surgery, Neurology, Internal Medicine services) CPR/RECOVER code response (ER service)...
19 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Aurora, IL (17 miles from Joliet, IL)
Requirements: 1+ years experience as a Veterinary Technician or internship trained. What Makes VCA Aurora Unique?...
19 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 (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • 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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