Illinois Veterinary Technician Schools and Training Programs

Career Information for Vet Techs in Illinois

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Fast Facts for Vet Techs in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Champaign
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Chicago
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Chicago

Salaries for Vet Techs in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Chicago

Schools for Vet Techs in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Veterinary Technician Schools in Illinois

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  • Programs: Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Degrees: Associate

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More Illinois Veterinary Technician Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Joliet Junior College Joliet Associate 13,149
Parkland College Champaign Associate 9,407

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Vet Techs

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Vet Techs

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Vet Techs relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 0 $32240 0
Carbondale 40 $26230 1.06
Marion 40 $26230 1.06
Champaign 140 $37040 2.08
Urbana 140 $37040 2.08
Peoria 90 $33300 0.7
Rockford 70 $27830 0.69
Kankakee 0 $35650 0
Springfield 90 $27500 1.19
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