Pennsylvania Veterinary Assistant Schools and Training Programs

Career Information for Veterinary Assistants And Laboratory Animal Caretakers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Veterinary Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Lebanon and Lancaster
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pittsburgh, Reading and Allentown
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Veterinary Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lebanon, State College and Pittsburgh

Schools for Veterinary Assistants in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Veterinary Assistants Schools in Pennsylvania

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

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More Pennsylvania Veterinary Assistants Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Harcum College Bryn Mawr Associate 947
Johnson College Scranton Associate 376
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Manor College Jenkintown Associate 982
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine Hershey Doctorate 815
Wilson College Chambersburg Masters 724

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Veterinary Assistants

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Veterinary Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Veterinary Assistants 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


Harrisburg 230 $21770 1.34
Carlisle 230 $21770 1.34
Erie 80 $20990 1.18
Pittsburgh 480 $24350 0.77
Reading 90 $21470 0.97
Lancaster 90 $23730 0.71
Lebanon 30 $25580 1.2
Scranton 130 $22820 0.92
Wilkes 130 $22820 0.92
Barre 130 $22820 0.92
Hazleton 130 $22820 0.92
York 150 $28360 1.5
Hanover 150 $28360 1.5
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