Veterinary Technician Jobs in Oak Lawn, 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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Abbot Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL 60638, IL (5 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Full-time or Part-time Experienced Veterinary Technician or Assistant (Southwest Chicago) Abbot Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time or part-time veterinary technician for a 1-doctor, but rapidly...
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2 days ago
Downers Grove Animal Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (15 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Part time CERTIFIED or EXPERIENCED (1-3 years) Veterinary Technician needed for busy animal hospital in Downers Grove....
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19 hours ago Downers Grove Animal Hospital
Medvet - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
This department is perfect forsomeone who can identifypatientdistress and react accordingly, enjoysassisting with recovery and client follow up and education.What youll do:Assist veterinary technicians...
23 hours ago
Paws and Feather inc - Chicago, IL (16 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Paws and Feathers Veterinary Clinic is a small and exotic animal practice looking for a part/full time Certified Vet Tech to join our team. As a team we wish to educate our clients with our...
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2 days ago
Veterinary Orthopedic Center - Highland, IN (19 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Registered/Certified Technician at Veterinary Orthopedic Center HIGHLAND, IN 46322 About the Job Hiring Registered/Certified Technicians and Experienced Tech Assistants!!! Veterinary Orthopedic...
23 hours ago
Vetcor - Matteson, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Lincolnway Animal Hospital, a well-established and high-quality general practice, seeks to add an experienced Veterinary Technician to our friendly team....
1 day ago
O'Brien Veterinary Group - Oak Brook, IL (10 miles from Oak Lawn, 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...
20 hours ago
Veterinary Orthopedic Center - Highland, IN (19 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Hiring Registered/Certified Technicians and Experienced Tech Assistants!!! Veterinary Orthopedic Center located close to the Illinois border in Highland, Indiana was created by Dr Claude Gendreau....
5 days ago
The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center - Chicago, IL (16 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
We are currently looking for a veterinary technician (licensed or with a minimum of 2 years experience--) to join our team!...
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5 days ago The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center
Vca - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
6 days ago
Critter Control Operations, Inc. - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Are you a motivated problem solver who enjoys consistent and dynamic work? Look no further! Who are we? Critter Control Operations and Trutech Wildlife Service specializes in wildlife management...
7 days ago
Glen Ellyn Animal Hospital - Glen Ellyn, IL (18 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
The primary job for a veterinary technician is to exceed our clients expectations with exceptional patient care. The technician is the veterinarians primary support....
7 days ago
South Suburban Low Cost Veterinary Services - Chicago Heights, IL (15 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
South Suburban Low Cost Veterinary Services seeks experienced Veterinary Technician to join our team!...
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7 days ago South Suburban Low Cost Veterinary Services
Medvet - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
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8 days ago
Medvet - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Oak Lawn, IL

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

$36,956

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Oak Lawn, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • 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 Oak Lawn, 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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