Veterinary Technician Jobs in Mount Prospect, 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 - Hoffman Estates, IL (13 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Skokie, IL (10 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Kildeer, IL (13 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
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Skycrest Animal Clinic - Lake Zurich, IL 60047, IL (11 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
Skycrest Animal Clinic, a small animal practice located in Long Grove, IL is seeking a veterinary technician with at least 2 years of technical experience to join our very friendly, team-oriented 7...
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Lake Zurich, IL (11 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
1 day ago
Skycrest Animal Clinic - Lake Zurich, IL (11 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
Skycrest Animal Clinic, a small animal practice located in Long Grove, IL is seeking a veterinary technician with at least 2 years of technical experience to join our very friendly, team-oriented 7...
12 hours ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (7 miles from Mount Prospect, 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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14 hours ago Veterinary Specialty Center
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
The Anesthesia Technician II reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies,...
16 hours ago
Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL 60014, IL (22 miles from Mount Prospect, 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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2 days ago Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake
Banfield Pet Hospital - Schaumburg, IL (8 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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2 days ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
Start your Banfield Career as a Veterinary Technician Learn more about the impact you can make as part of a Banfield hospital team and see how we support the wellness of our people and profession....
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2 days ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Memorial Hospital Job REQID 10880 Job Function Patient Support Shift Evening Job (2nd) At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction...
2 hours ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - Elmhurst, IL (11 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
What's in it for you? Are you a clinically-trained HT or HTL looking to use your skills in a whole new way? As a Histotechnician at IDEXX, you will be a key contributor at one of the largest...
3 days ago
VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital - Berwyn, IL (17 miles from Mount Prospect, IL)
Whether you are an experienced Veterinary Technician looking for the next step in your career or a new graduate seeking mentorship, our team is ready to partner with you....
4 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Mount Prospect, IL

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

$36,956

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Mount Prospect, 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 Mount Prospect, 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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