Veterinary Technician Jobs in Illinois

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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Pipestone Service Company - Esmond, IL
Job Information Pipestone System Swine Tech in Esmond, Illinois ##Job Description Objective: Follow directions of farm management and protocols to the best of employee's ability for maximum...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Palos Hills, 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...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Downers Grove, 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...
6 hours ago
Veterinary Specialty Center - Buffalo Grove, 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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2 days ago Veterinary Specialty Center
Banfield Pet Hospital - Darien, IL
Qualification: Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
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22 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL
Technician Certification or Licensure A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Technician Vet Techs may have just a single job title, but in fact they fill many important roles as they move throughout...
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9 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Woodstock, 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...
6 hours ago
Noahs Animal Hospital - Wheaton, IL
Qualifications At least 1 year of experience (required) Registered, Licensed or Certified Veterinary Technician (preferred)...
5 hours ago
West Loop Veterinary Care - Chicago, IL
.) · Proficient in surgical preparation and monitoring utilizing SurgiVet monitors, IV catheter placement, blood draws, digital radiology and emergency procedures · Interest in dental and oral healthcare...
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1 day ago West Loop Veterinary Care
Hawthorne Animal Hospital - Glen Carbon, IL
Hawthorne Animal Hospital is looking for new graduate and experienced veterinary technicians to work in Glen Carbon, Illinois at our 24/7 practice near St. Louis, Missouri....
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9 hours ago Hawthorne Animal Hospital
Pipestone Service Company - Malta, IL
Job Information Pipestone System Swine Tech in Malta, Illinois ##Job Description Objective: Follow directions of farm management and protocols to the best of employee's ability for maximum...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Downers Grove, IL
Job Description: Are you interested in advancing your career while working alongside a board certified criticalist?! If you are, VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital has opportunities available for...
6 hours ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - Orland Park, IL
Premier Veterinary Group in Orland Park is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician Manager to join our Emergency and Critical Care Department....
1 hour ago
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL
DepartmentBSD ARC - GRAFAbout the DepartmentThe mission of the Animal Resources Center (ARC) is to assist investigators in performing their animal research while ensuring appropriate and humane...
1 hour ago
National Veterinary Associates - Wheaton, IL
Job Description Animal Medical Clinic of Wheaton is searching for a part time veterinary technician. We are the only AAHA accredited animal hospital in Wheaton....
3 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Illinois

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

$36,015

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Illinois offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (25.6%)
  • High School or GED (23.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (9.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • 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 Illinois
  • 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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