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Veterinary technicians (also referred to as vet techs) are trained and licensed individuals who provide support and assistance to veterinarians in the care and treatment of animals. The work a vet tech does for a veterinarian is similar to the work a nurse does in support of a doctor. Vet techs are distinguishable from veterinary assistants by the fact that it requires an advanced amount of education to become a vet tech and consequently vet techs are licensed by their state to perform specific procedures, whereas vet assistants are not.

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Veterinary Technician Schools

Vet techs are distinguishable from veterinary assistants by the fact that it requires an advanced amount of education to become a vet tech, usually an associate degree or sometimes a bachelor's degree is required. The following five schools offer associate degree programs for veterinary technicians:

  • Cedar Valley College: This community college located just outside Dallas, Texas offers a veterinary technology program that prepares students to take their state board examinations.
  • Northern Virginia Community College: The Associate of Applied Science in veterinary technology offered by this community college prepares students for vet tech careers in a variety of settings.
  • Penn Foster College: This online school offers an associate degree program for students wanting to train to become a vet tech in a flexible format.
  • Purdue University: This university in West Lafayette, Indiana offers on-campus and distance learning associate degree programs in veterinary technology.
  • St. Petersburg College: This college in Florida offers both online and on-campus associate degree programs that provide students with the skills to enter the workforce.

Veterinary Technician Education Requirements

Preparing for veterinary technician school should include a strong background in math and sciences, especially natural sciences. Biology, anatomy and courses that give you practical laboratory skills are a good way to prepare for the rigors of a veterinary technician degree program. Most of the programs lead to a two-year associate degree, while some might lead to a four-year bachelor's degree.

Programs should be accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and should include both clinical and laboratory elements with the use of live animals. Graduation from an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology program will pave the way for candidates to take a credentialing exam in any state in the nation. Schools offering accredited veterinary technology programs include junior colleges, community colleges, vocational schools, and distance learning facilities.

Clinical experience is required for all veterinary technicians. Those who choose distance learning can complete their clinical experience requirement by working under their local veterinarian while still taking all of the classes for their degree online.

Veterinary Technician Licensing

Requirements to become licensed vary by state; however, in addition to obtaining the necessary education, all states require candidates to take and pass some kind of certification exam regulated by the State Board of Veterinary Examiners or some other state agency. The exam will usually include a combination of oral, written, and practical sections. For most states, this exam is the National Veterinary Technician (NVT) test. States will generally accept transfer of passing scores from exams taken in a different state, provided the two states use the same exam.

In addition to state licensing, advanced credentials are always useful in this profession, and in some cases, necessary. Those seeking employment in a research facility should pursue an American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) certification. The AALAS certification focuses on three specific areas of expertise: animal health and welfare, animal husbandry, and facility administration and management. In order to earn an AALAS certification, individuals must satisfy a combination of education and experience requirements before taking the AALAS exam. Work experience must be in a laboratory animal facility and must be directly related to the maintenance, health, and well-being of laboratory animals. The AALAS exam consists of multiple-choice questions whose quantity and difficulty depends upon the level of certification being sought.

Resources for Veterinary Technicians

Sources:

  1. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/veterinary-technologists-and-technicians.htm
  2. Cedar Valley College, http://www.cedarvalleycollege.edu/FutureStudents/DegreesandCertificatePrograms/TechnicalDisciplines/VeterinaryTechnology/default.aspx
  3. Northern Virginia Community College, http://www.nvcc.edu/catalog/cat2014/academics/programs/programdetail.aspx?prog_id=4400&subprog_id=0
  4. Penn Foster College, http://www.pennfoster.edu/programs-and-degrees/veterinary-studies/veterinary-technician-associate-degree
  5. Purdue University, http://www.vet.purdue.edu/vettech/
    St. Petersburg College, http://www.spcollege.edu/vt/

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:
Veterinary Technicians

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Veterinary Technicians jobs , as of 2016

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Hoover 290 $24,510
Birmingham 290 $24,510
Mobile 120 $27,120
Auburn 100 $30,770
Opelika 100 $30,770
Huntsville N/A $24,390
Fairhope N/A $24,610
Daphne N/A $24,610
Foley N/A $24,610
Dothan N/A $31,740
     
Metro Area (Alaska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anchorage 130 $43,230
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Scottsdale 1030 $32,770
Phoenix 1030 $32,770
Mesa 1030 $32,770
Prescott 130 $29,700
Kingman 60 $29,300
Lake Havasu City 60 $29,300
Tucson N/A $23,600
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Conway N/A $28,510
North Little Rock N/A $28,510
Little Rock N/A $28,510
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles 2620 $38,720
Long Beach 2620 $38,720
Anaheim 2620 $38,720
Arden 1180 $29,840
Arcade 1180 $29,840
Roseville 1180 $29,840
Sacramento 1180 $29,840
Oakland 1140 $40,040
San Francisco 1140 $40,040
Hayward 1140 $40,040
Ontario 580 $39,840
Riverside 580 $39,840
San Bernardino 580 $39,840
San Jose 430 $41,270
Santa Clara 430 $41,270
Sunnyvale 430 $41,270
Santa Rosa 310 $44,660
Oxnard 300 $36,610
Ventura 300 $36,610
Thousand Oaks 300 $36,610
Stockton 200 $29,320
Lodi 200 $29,320
Modesto 170 $29,810
Fresno 150 $33,240
Watsonville 120 $43,980
Santa Cruz 120 $43,980
Fairfield 100 $31,200
Vallejo 100 $31,200
Santa Barbara 100 $41,150
Santa Maria 100 $41,150
Redding 80 $31,610
Bakersfield 80 $39,070
Salinas 80 $40,020
Porterville 60 $26,720
Visalia 60 $26,720
Chico 50 $37,280
San Luis Obispo 50 $39,060
Paso Robles 50 $39,060
Arroyo Grande 50 $39,060
Yuba City 30 $35,050
Carlsbad N/A $43,240
San Diego N/A $43,240
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lakewood 1830 $33,380
Denver 1830 $33,380
Aurora 1830 $33,380
Colorado Springs 460 $33,820
Fort Collins 420 $33,860
Greeley 110 $27,790
Grand Junction 90 $30,820
Boulder N/A $27,950
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
East Hartford 670 $36,550
West Hartford 670 $36,550
Hartford 670 $36,550
Stamford 350 $40,820
Norwalk 350 $40,820
Bridgeport 350 $40,820
New Haven 300 $36,170
Danbury 130 $40,320
Waterbury 60 $41,790
     
Metro Area (Delaware) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dover 50 $32,200
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Palm Beach 1910 $33,920
Miami 1910 $33,920
Fort Lauderdale 1910 $33,920
St. Petersburg 1370 $30,940
Clearwater 1370 $30,940
Tampa 1370 $30,940
Kissimmee 960 $29,590
Orlando 960 $29,590
Sanford 960 $29,590
Jacksonville 890 $32,070
North Port 340 $30,380
Bradenton 340 $30,380
Sarasota 340 $30,380
Gainesville 340 $31,900
Tallahassee 280 $24,220
Winter Haven 280 $28,650
Lakeland 280 $28,650
Port St. Lucie 220 $32,180
Ferry Pass 210 $29,160
Pensacola 210 $29,160
Brent 210 $29,160
Marco Island 210 $36,150
Naples 210 $36,150
Immokalee 210 $36,150
Palm Bay 200 $28,780
Titusville 200 $28,780
Melbourne 200 $28,780
Ocala 150 $24,640
Crestview 130 $28,430
Destin 130 $28,430
Fort Walton Beach 130 $28,430
Homosassa Springs 80 $26,540
Panama City 70 $27,270
Sebastian 70 $29,810
Vero Beach 70 $29,810
The Villages 60 $32,510
Punta Gorda N/A $30,070
Ormond Beach N/A $30,730
Daytona Beach N/A $30,730
Deltona N/A $30,730
Fort Myers N/A $33,770
Cape Coral N/A $33,770
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 1720 $30,120
Sandy Springs 1720 $30,120
Atlanta 1720 $30,120
Savannah 150 $30,850
Athens 130 $32,390
Clarke County 130 $32,390
Albany 80 $24,420
Gainesville 60 $32,680
Warner Robins 50 $30,760
Macon 40 $28,420
Valdosta 30 $26,200
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 250 $32,200
Lahaina N/A $32,740
Wailuku N/A $32,740
Kahului N/A $32,740
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boise City 280 $28,620
Coeur d'Alene 60 $28,210
Idaho Falls 40 $25,970
     
Metro Area (Illinois) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Peoria 140 $29,480
Champaign 130 $38,000
Urbana 130 $38,000
Rockford 90 $26,250
Springfield 60 $27,920
Bloomington 30 $40,120
Marion N/A $26,780
Carbondale N/A $26,780
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Indianapolis 390 $28,660
Anderson 390 $28,660
Carmel 390 $28,660
Fort Wayne 130 $30,830
Bloomington 60 $25,050
West Lafayette 40 $28,610
Lafayette 40 $28,610
Goshen 30 $40,030
Elkhart 30 $40,030
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cedar Falls 70 $30,430
Waterloo 70 $30,430
Ames 70 $45,480
Cedar Rapids N/A $29,270
Des Moines N/A $31,270
West Des Moines N/A $31,270
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita N/A $28,390
Lawrence N/A $33,150
     
Metro Area (Kentucky) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Fayette 390 $38,530
Lexington 390 $38,530
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
New Orleans 510 $28,830
Metairie 510 $28,830
Shreveport 100 $27,700
Bossier City 100 $27,700
Lake Charles 90 $25,060
Lafayette 90 $30,930
Alexandria 40 $25,740
Houma 30 $22,840
Thibodaux 30 $22,840
Baton Rouge N/A $23,000
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lewiston 80 N/A
Auburn 80 N/A
Bangor 80 $34,980
South Portland N/A $35,380
Portland N/A $35,380
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Baltimore 1380 $31,870
Towson 1380 $31,870
Columbia 1380 $31,870
Lexington Park 70 $34,930
California 70 $34,930
     
Metro Area (Massachusetts) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Barnstable Town 100 $35,320
Gardner 70 $37,900
Leominster 70 $37,900
New Bedford 50 $33,450
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dearborn 1570 $30,830
Warren 1570 $30,830
Detroit 1570 $30,830
Grand Rapids 300 $31,560
Wyoming 300 $31,560
Ann Arbor 220 $35,470
Lansing 180 $37,540
East Lansing 180 $37,540
Flint 70 $33,000
Saginaw 60 $35,350
Benton Harbor 50 $39,940
Niles 50 $39,940
Kalamazoo N/A $22,810
Portage N/A $22,810
     
Metro Area (Minnesota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Rochester 120 $31,450
St. Cloud 60 $29,360
Mankato 40 $28,870
North Mankato 40 $28,870
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Hattiesburg 70 $25,000
Pascagoula 60 $24,780
Biloxi 60 $24,780
Gulfport 60 $24,780
Jackson N/A $28,230
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbia 140 $30,310
Springfield 100 $28,950
Jefferson City 30 $27,940
     
Metro Area (Montana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Missoula 60 $27,900
Billings 50 $32,220
Great Falls 30 $29,090
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 130 $33,450
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 390 $33,490
Henderson 390 $33,490
Las Vegas 390 $33,490
Reno 140 $34,260
     
Metro Area (New Hampshire) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Manchester 140 $35,200
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Trenton 140 $40,810
Ocean City 70 $28,280
Atlantic City 70 $31,070
Hammonton 70 $31,070
Bridgeton N/A $27,430
Vineland N/A $27,430
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 450 $33,120
Santa Fe 80 $36,420
Las Cruces 50 $28,230
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cheektowaga 310 $33,810
Buffalo 310 $33,810
Niagara Falls 310 $33,810
Albany 310 $41,960
Schenectady 310 $41,960
Troy 310 $41,960
Rochester 250 $36,020
Syracuse 190 $36,110
Ithaca 190 $44,560
Kingston 70 $38,100
Utica 50 $30,920
Rome 50 $30,920
Binghamton 40 $33,760
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Raleigh 750 $30,800
Asheville 260 $31,600
Winston 240 $28,150
Salem 240 $28,150
Wilmington 230 $25,200
Greensboro 180 $31,810
High Point 180 $31,810
Chapel Hill 130 $35,430
Durham 130 $35,430
Fayetteville 90 $28,060
Morganton 70 $29,860
Lenoir 70 $29,860
Hickory 70 $29,860
Greenville 50 $27,970
Goldsboro N/A $26,600
Jacksonville N/A $29,840
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbus 960 $33,560
Cleveland 390 $30,300
Elyria 390 $30,300
Akron 300 $31,920
Dayton 200 $31,120
Toledo 170 $31,050
Canton 90 $27,980
Massillon 90 $27,980
Springfield 50 $31,680
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 390 $34,110
Tulsa 150 $27,250
Lawton 30 $24,610
     
Metro Area (Oregon) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salem 180 $33,620
Redmond 140 $34,770
Bend 140 $34,770
Eugene 120 $34,070
Corvallis 80 $37,370
Albany 40 $25,770
Medford N/A $30,010
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 1210 $30,170
Lancaster 230 $34,460
Hazleton 190 $30,810
Scranton 190 $30,810
Wilkes 190 $30,810
Barre 190 $30,810
York 140 $30,540
Hanover 140 $30,540
Carlisle 110 $35,290
Harrisburg 110 $35,290
Erie 100 $25,830
State College 90 $33,230
East Stroudsburg 80 $31,740
Lebanon 50 $31,770
Bloomsburg 40 $28,620
Berwick 40 $28,620
Gettysburg 40 $29,840
Reading N/A $35,660
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Caguas 60 $22,640
Carolina 60 $22,640
San Juan 60 $22,640
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charleston 530 $28,450
North Charleston 530 $28,450
Greenville 380 $33,920
Mauldin 380 $33,920
Anderson 380 $33,920
Spartanburg 90 $25,650
Beaufort 80 $30,510
Bluffton 80 $30,510
Hilton Head Island 80 $30,510
Florence 50 $23,290
Columbia N/A $30,590
     
Metro Area (South Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sioux Falls 70 $30,950
Rapid City 40 $29,240
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Murfreesboro 360 $30,660
Franklin 360 $30,660
Davidson 360 $30,660
Nashville 360 $30,660
Knoxville 270 $31,540
Cleveland 40 $20,160
Jackson 30 $25,200
Johnson City N/A $25,570
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dallas 2780 $31,280
Fort Worth 2780 $31,280
Arlington 2780 $31,280
Houston 1770 $28,850
Sugar Land 1770 $28,850
The Woodlands 1770 $28,850
Austin 1220 $27,440
Round Rock 1220 $27,440
New Braunfels 1120 $28,710
San Antonio 1120 $28,710
College Station 280 $30,190
Bryan 280 $30,190
Corpus Christi 180 $25,970
El Paso 180 $27,410
Beaumont 130 $28,300
Port Arthur 130 $28,300
McAllen 110 $29,270
Edinburg 110 $29,270
Mission 110 $29,270
Temple 100 $22,970
Killeen 100 $22,970
Tyler 100 $24,100
Waco 100 $24,220
Amarillo 100 $24,720
Brownsville 100 $24,850
Harlingen 100 $24,850
Lubbock 90 $26,380
Longview 70 $30,590
Sherman 60 $28,930
Denison 60 $28,930
San Angelo 50 $21,010
Abilene 50 $27,500
Midland N/A $26,570
Victoria N/A $33,770
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 600 $26,940
Clearfield 180 $31,890
Ogden 180 $31,890
Orem 90 $28,280
Provo 90 $28,280
St. George 50 $28,520
     
Metro Area (Vermont) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Burlington 190 $35,820
Burlington 190 $35,820
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 390 $32,650
Charlottesville 100 $34,910
Roanoke 90 $33,690
Staunton 60 $30,230
Waynesboro 60 $30,230
Radford 50 $34,050
Blacksburg 50 $34,050
Christiansburg 50 $34,050
Lynchburg 40 $30,550
Harrisonburg 40 $34,710
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Tacoma 990 $36,910
Seattle 990 $36,910
Bellevue 990 $36,910
Spokane 120 $33,520
Spokane Valley 120 $33,520
Tumwater 90 $33,600
Olympia 90 $33,600
Bremerton 80 $36,820
Silverdale 80 $36,820
Yakima 60 $34,000
Bellingham 60 $35,650
Richland 40 $35,200
Kennewick 40 $35,200
Anacortes 30 $37,190
Mount Vernon 30 $37,190
     
Metro Area (West Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charleston N/A $30,570
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Madison 440 $35,950
Waukesha 400 $35,780
West Allis 400 $35,780
Milwaukee 400 $35,780
Green Bay 80 $32,730
Appleton 70 $33,970
Wausau 60 $28,790
Racine 50 $25,160
Eau Claire 50 $28,300
Neenah 40 $30,120
Oshkosh 40 $30,120
Janesville 40 $30,120
Beloit 40 $30,120
Sheboygan 40 $32,520
     
Metro Area (Wyoming) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Casper 30 $29,190
Cheyenne 30 $30,450

Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Veterinary Technicians

To find out more about building a career as Vet Techs, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Industry Jobs Percent Annual Median Salary
Professional And Technical Services 73,610 93% $28,610
Education 2,130 2% $34,280
Government 1,050 1% $40,570
Non-profit 940 1% $26,580
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