Veterinary Technician Jobs in Wheaton, 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 - Homer Glen, IL (16 miles from Wheaton, IL)
Job Description Applies medical nursing knowledge attained through hands-on experience and/or formal education to assist veterinarians in a clinical setting, providing support for a variety of...
18 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Tinley Park, IL (24 miles from Wheaton, IL)
Prepares animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas and placing IV catheters. Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas....
18 hours ago
Noahs Animal Hospital - Wheaton, IL
Qualifications At least 1 year of experience (preferred) Registered, Licensed or Certified Veterinary Technician (preferred) Why Noah's?...
18 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Downers Grove, IL (5 miles from Wheaton, 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...
17 hours ago
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Wheaton, IL)
Premier Veterinary Group by Ethos believes that all veterinary professionals, pets and pet owners deserve premier experiences. Everything we do reflects this belief. We commit ourselves to acting...
21 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Wheaton, IL)
Job Description Old Town Animal Care Center is seeking experienced veterinary technicians (CVT's) or veterinary assistants that enjoy working in a fast paced environment, and have a true passion for...
18 hours ago
The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center - Chicago, IL (22 miles from Wheaton, IL)
We are currently looking for a veterinary technician (licensed, or with a minimum of 1 year relative experience--) to join our team!...
Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Wheaton, 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...
2 days ago
Oak Park, IL (16 miles from Wheaton, 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...
15 hours ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Wheaton, IL)
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3 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL (9 miles from Wheaton, IL)
It is not required to work in our lab, but if you are a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT)?or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MT), this experience and education would be a plus....
3 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL (9 miles from Wheaton, IL)
What You Will Need to Succeed: Certification/licensing is not required to work in our lab, but if you are a Veterinary Technician or Medical Laboratory Technician, this experience and education would...
3 days ago
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Wheaton, IL)
Join UChicago Medicine, as a Certified Anesthesia Technician in the Anesthesia Department at our main campus in Hyde Park! As an Anesthesia Technician, you will be responsible for the seting up,...
4 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Wheaton, IL)
Premier Veterinary Group in Chicago is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician/CVT to join our Emergency Team....
4 days ago
Shed Aquarium - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Wheaton, IL)
Work directly with Animal Health, as directed, to provide optimal animal care....
4 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Wheaton, IL

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

$36,956

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Wheaton, 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 Wheaton, 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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