Veterinary Technician Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does a Veterinary Technician make in Chicago, IL? The average Veterinary Technician salary in Chicago, IL is $36,711 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $30,894 and $43,620. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Veterinary Technician assist veterinarian with exams, surgeries, and first aid. Collects and documents case history and treatment details. Being a Veterinary Technician monitors vital signs and condition of animals being treated and provides nursing care. Take X rays, EKG, Ultrasound, and perform various lab test including urinalysis and blood counts. Additionally, Veterinary Technician 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. The Veterinary Technician works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Veterinary Technician typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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