Veterinary Technician Jobs in Waukegan, 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 (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
FT/PT Part and/or full time experienced veterinary technician. We are a busy, four doctor AAHA practice in McHenry,IL....
County Kenosha - Kenosha, WI (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Kenosha County Public Health is looking for a self-directed, adaptable individual to join our Environmental Health team. This position strives to protect and preserve a healthy...
5 days ago
Evanston, IL (22 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Certified Veterinary Technician GPAC Evanston, IL Full Time $55,000 - $80,000/Year Job Details Company Overview I am working with a client who is looking for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians...
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Gurnee, IL (5 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
8 days ago
Tellussol India Pvt Ltd - North Chicago, IL (2 miles from Waukegan, 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...
9 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, IL (14 miles from Waukegan, 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...
Rollins Inc - Waukegan, 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...
12 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Highland Park, IL (12 miles from Waukegan, 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...
16 days ago
Northfield, IL (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Responsibilities of a veterinary technician include: monitoring animals under anesthesia surgical prep cold laser therapy animal handling nursing care dentistry microscopy operating laboratory machines...
27 days ago
Old Orchard Aquarium - Skokie, IL (23 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Job Information Old Orchard Aquarium Aquarium Service Technician in Skokie, Illinois This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Servicing Freshwater and Saltwater aquariums in...
30+ days ago
Bluepearl - Winnetka, IL (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Veterinary Technician - Internal Medicine Northfield Illinois Hospital Support Opening Statement BluePearl Specialty + Emergency in Northfield, IL is seeking a knowledgeable and skilled Veterinary Technician...
30+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - South Barrington, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Your duties would include but are not limited to : restraint, in-house laboratory, cleaning, client education, digital x-rays, blood draws, placing iv catheters, dentistry, and monitoring of surgery...
45+ days ago
Vetcor - Niles, IL (23 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Golf-Mil Veterinary Hospital, a well-established AAHA accrediated and high-quality 4 Dr. general practice, seeks to add a Veterinary Technician to our friendly team....
60+ days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Evanston, IL (22 miles from Waukegan, IL)
but not limited to placing IV Catheters, venipuncture, patient assessment, Surgical preparation, anesthesia, surgical nursing) Client Communication, Excellent Customer Service Passion for Preventative...
60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Crystal Lake, IL (24 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Requirements: Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Waukegan, IL

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

$36,956

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Waukegan, 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 Waukegan, 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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