Iowa Veterinary Technician Schools and Training Programs

Career Information for Vet Techs in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Vet Techs in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Ames
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Davenport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Des Moines

Salaries for Vet Techs in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Ames

Schools for Vet Techs in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Veterinary Technician Schools in Iowa

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  • Degrees: Associate

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More Iowa Veterinary Technician Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs Associate 5,300
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City Associate 5,191

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Vet Techs

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


Ames 70 $44350 2.35
Iowa City 30 $36000 0.48
Cedar Rapids 80 $29370 0.77
Des Moines 120 $29920 0.48
West Des Moines 120 $29920 0.48
Dubuque 30 $28860 0.85
Waterloo 60 $28010 1.02
Cedar Falls 60 $28010 1.02
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