Veterinary Technician Salary in Illinois

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Illinois? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Illinois is $34,276 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $28,845 and $40,726. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. View the Cost of Living in Illinois

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Job Description

Assists veterinarian with exams, surgeries, and first aid. Collects and documents case history and treatment details. Monitors vital signs and condition of animals being treated and provides nursing care. Takes X rays, EKG, Ultrasound, and performs various lab test including urinalysis and blood counts. Depending on state regulations, may administer anesthesia, injections, and perform dental prophylaxis, catheterization, and other procedures under supervision of a veterinarian. Instructs pet owners on how to administer medication and other animal care skills. Typically requires an associate's degree. Depending on state, may require RVT certification. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abingdon, IL Avg. Salary $33,465 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Adair, IL Avg. Salary $33,892 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Addieville, IL Avg. Salary $34,482 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Addison, IL Avg. Salary $37,300 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Akin, IL Avg. Salary $33,160 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Albany, IL Avg. Salary $32,821 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Albers, IL Avg. Salary $34,482 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Albion, IL Avg. Salary $32,423 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Alden, IL Avg. Salary $34,604 Date Updated June 28, 2020
Location Aledo, IL Avg. Salary $32,837 Date Updated June 28, 2020
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