Veterinary Technician Jobs in Vernon Hills, 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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Lakeland Animal Hospital - McHenry, IL (17 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
FT/PT Part and/or full time experienced veterinary technician. We are a busy, four doctor AAHA practice in McHenry,IL....
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9 hours ago
Paws and Feather inc - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Vernon Hills, 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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9 hours ago
The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Vernon Hills, 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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3 days ago The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (4 miles from Vernon Hills, 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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5 days ago Veterinary Specialty Center
Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL 60014, IL (17 miles from Vernon Hills, 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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6 days ago Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (4 miles from Vernon Hills, 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...
7 days ago
Animal Medical Center Of Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL (17 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
In addition to the requirements above, a college degree, possession of a current license as a veterinary technician or excellent experience as a veterinary assistant will contribute to candidate eligibility...
7 days ago
Barrington Animal Hospital - Barrington, IL (11 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
Proficiency in venipuncture, IV catheter placement, anesthesia induction and monitoring, radiographs, dental prophylaxis, and reading cytology is required....
7 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL (23 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would be a plus....
7 days ago
Island Lake Veterinary Clinic - Island Lake, IL (12 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
Veterinary Tech at Island Lake Veterinary Clinic Island Lake, IL 60042 About the Job Island Lake Veterinary Clinic is looking for a full time veterinary technician/assistant to join our small and friendly...
7 days ago
Bluepearl - Winnetka, IL (13 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Dermatology in Northfield, Illinois Veterinary Technician - Dermatology Northfield Illinois Vet Technician Opening Statement Northfield BluePearl Specialty...
7 days ago
Bluepearl - Winnetka, IL (13 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Surgery in Northfield, Illinois Veterinary Technician - Surgery Northfield Illinois Vet Technician Opening Statement Northfield BluePearl Specialty...
9 days ago
Vet Tech/Vet Assistant - Winnetka, IL (13 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
Winnetka Animal Hospital is seeking veterinary technicians or assistants for a full time position....
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10 days ago Vet Tech/Vet Assistant
Island Lake Veterinary Clinic - Island Lake, IL 60042, IL (12 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
Island Lake Veterinary Clinic is looking for a full time veterinary technician/assistant to join our small and friendly staff....
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10 days ago
Carol Stream, IL (24 miles from Vernon Hills, IL)
Dog Waste Removal Tech compensation: $14.00/hr QR Code Link to This Post We are a dog waste removal company servicing residential and commercial clients in the greater Chicagoland area. As a waste...
10 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Vernon Hills, IL

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

$36,956

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Vernon Hills, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.1%)
  • 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 Vernon Hills, 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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