Veterinary Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average rate for a Veterinary Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $14.43 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$13.19 - $24.24
$13
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.04
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $13.19 - $24.24
Overtime $27.51
Annual Data $0$45K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,550 - $45,074
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Veterinary Technician Job Listings

Veterinary Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Chicago?

Veterinary Technician in Chicago:
"High volume with high stress and highr clientel expectations."
Pros: Very accessible location. Fairly moral people to work with. Variety of pets to work with ( domestics & exotics)
Cons: The weather is always changing and unpredictable.

Key Stats for Veterinary Technician

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Veterinary Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Technician Salaries

Surgery
▲6%

Radiology
▲5%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲4%

Anesthesia
▲3%

Medicine / Surgery
▲3%

Phlebotomy
▲3%

Critical Care
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Client Interaction
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 14%