Veterinary Technician Jobs in Willowbrook, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Downers Grove, IL (6 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Naperville, IL (10 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
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8 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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23 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
The Anesthesia Technician II reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies,...
2 days ago
Coyne Veterinary Services, LTD - Chicago Heights, IL (23 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
South Suburban Low Cost Veterinary Services seeks experienced Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team!...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Countryside, IL (4 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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23 hours ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Oz Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Sign-on and Retention Bonuses AAHA Accredited - Cat-Friendly Certified Seeking a Full-time Veterinary Technician to join our AAHA Accredited & Cat Friendly Certified hospital in Lincoln Park Chicago...
13 hours ago
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Memorial Hospital Job REQID 10880 Job Function Patient Support Shift Evening Job (2nd) At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Skokie, IL (23 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Schaumburg, IL (21 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
3 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Start your Banfield Career as a Veterinary Technician Learn more about the impact you can make as part of a Banfield hospital team and see how we support the wellness of our people and profession....
3 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - Elmhurst, IL (10 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
What's in it for you? Are you a clinically-trained HT or HTL looking to use your skills in a whole new way? As a Histotechnician at IDEXX, you will be a key contributor at one of the largest...
5 days ago
Animal Care Center of Plainfield - Plainfield, IL (19 miles from Willowbrook, IL)
Animal Care Center of Plainfield (IL) is searching for the next veterinary professional to join their growing TEAM!...
5 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Willowbrook, IL

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

$36,956

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Willowbrook, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.1%)
  • 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 Willowbrook, 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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