Veterinary Technician Jobs in Wadsworth, 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 Wadsworth, 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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4 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (18 miles from Wadsworth, 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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9 days ago Veterinary Specialty Center
Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL 60014, IL (23 miles from Wadsworth, 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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10 days ago Animal Medical Center of Crystal Lake
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (18 miles from Wadsworth, 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...
11 days ago
Animal Medical Center Of Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL (21 miles from Wadsworth, 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...
11 days ago
Island Lake Veterinary Clinic - Island Lake, IL (17 miles from Wadsworth, 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...
11 days ago
Bluepearl - Winnetka, IL (24 miles from Wadsworth, IL)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Dermatology in Northfield, Illinois Veterinary Technician - Dermatology Northfield Illinois Vet Technician Opening Statement Northfield BluePearl Specialty...
11 days ago
Bluepearl - Winnetka, IL (24 miles from Wadsworth, IL)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Surgery in Northfield, Illinois Veterinary Technician - Surgery Northfield Illinois Vet Technician Opening Statement Northfield BluePearl Specialty...
13 days ago
Vet Tech/Vet Assistant - Winnetka, IL (24 miles from Wadsworth, IL)
Winnetka Animal Hospital is seeking veterinary technicians or assistants for a full time position....
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14 days ago Vet Tech/Vet Assistant
Island Lake Veterinary Clinic - Island Lake, IL 60042, IL (17 miles from Wadsworth, 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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14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Crystal Lake, IL (21 miles from Wadsworth, IL)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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17 days ago
The Animal Hospital Of Gurnee PC - Wadsworth, IL
We are seeking a full-time, hardworking, motivated individual to join our busy practice. Applicants with experience are preferred! Daily tasks will include, but are not limited to, daily...
20 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Vernon Hills, IL (14 miles from Wadsworth, IL)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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21 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Kildeer, IL (22 miles from Wadsworth, IL)
Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Qualification: Commitment beyond qualificationsBeing a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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21 days ago
Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center - Racine, WI (21 miles from Wadsworth, IL)
About the Position: Anesthesia monitoring for a variety of procedures including endoscopy, CT, soft tissue surgeries, orthopedic surgeries and laparoscopic procedures....
23 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Wadsworth, IL

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

$36,956

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Wadsworth, 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 Wadsworth, 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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