Veterinary Technician Jobs in Niles, 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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National Veterinary Associates - Hanover Park, IL (17 miles from Niles, IL)
Credentialed Veterinary Technician Experienced Veterinary Technician SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE!!!...
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Brookfield Zoo - Brookfield, IL (14 miles from Niles, IL)
Since the opening of Brookfield Zoo in 1934, the Society has had an international reputation for cutting-edge animal care and wildlife conservation that continues today....
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GPAC - Evanston, IL (5 miles from Niles, IL)
I am working with a client who is looking for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians....
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Tellussol India Pvt Ltd - North Chicago, IL (20 miles from Niles, IL)
Your technical expertise as an Animal Care Technician II in the area of animal care experience will contribute to our client's innovative therapies which will impact the quality and duration of life...
3 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - River Forest, IL (9 miles from Niles, IL)
We are looking for Credentialed Veterinary Technicians and Non Credentialed Veterinary Technicians!...
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University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
Join UChicago Medicine, as a Electrophysiology Technician I in the Electrophysiology department. JOB SUMMARY Under the immediate direction of an attending physician; assists in diagnosis and...
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Medvet - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
MedVet is a fast-growing Emergency and Specialty provider with practices nationwide. We help our patients receive advanced medical treatments and innovations. Things like chemotherapy and...
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Medvet - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
You should enjoy phlebotomy, placing IV catheters, assisting with recovery and client follow up and education....
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Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (12 miles from Niles, 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...
The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center - Chicago, IL (7 miles from Niles, IL)
We are currently looking for a veterinary technician (licensed, or with a minimum of 1 year relative experience--) to join our team!...
Oak Park, IL (9 miles from Niles, IL)
Veterinary Technician $3,000 Sign On and Relocation Seeking a Full-time Veterinary Technician to join our AAHA Accredited & Cat Friendly Certified hospital in Lincoln Park Chicago and our new hospital...
4 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Downers Grove, IL (18 miles from Niles, IL)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
5 days ago
Noahs Animal Hospital - Wheaton, IL (20 miles from Niles, IL)
Qualifications At least 1 year of experience (preferred) Registered, Licensed or Certified Veterinary Technician (preferred) Why Noah's?...
5 days ago
Rollins Inc - Waukegan, IL (23 miles from Niles, IL)
Are you a motivated problem solver who enjoys consistent and dynamic work? Look no further! Critter Control Operations specializes in wildlife management services for residential and commercial...
7 days ago
Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
When indicated by Associate Director of Operations or Animal Husbandry Supervisor assist the Veterinary Technician in the daily maintenance of facility support rooms (i.e., operating suites, treatment...
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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Niles, IL

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

$36,956

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Niles, 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 Niles, 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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