Washington Veterinary Assistant Schools and Training Programs

Career Information for Veterinary Assistants And Laboratory Animal Caretakers in Washington

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Fast Facts for Veterinary Assistants in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Spokane, Bellingham and Kennewick
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tacoma, Seattle and Bremerton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Spokane and Tacoma

Salaries for Veterinary Assistants in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Mount Vernon, Seattle and Yakima

Schools for Veterinary Assistants in Washington are listed below.

Selected Veterinary Assistants Schools in Washington

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

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More Washington Veterinary Assistants Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bellingham Technical College Bellingham Associate 2,896
Lower Columbia College Longview Associate 3,348
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood Associate 7,504
Pima Medical Institute Renton Renton Associate 290
Pima Medical Institute Seattle Seattle Associate 357
Renton Technical College Renton Associate 4,915
Yakima Valley Community College Yakima Associate 4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Veterinary Assistants

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


Bremerton 100 $25470 2.17
Silverdale 100 $25470 2.17
Bellingham 60 $27380 1.4
Longview 30 $25680 1.56
Mount Vernon 50 $24150 2.18
Anacortes 50 $24150 2.18
Kennewick 70 $25170 1.15
Richland 70 $25170 1.15
Olympia 120 $25720 2.12
Tumwater 120 $25720 2.12
Seattle 1270 $28560 1.27
Tacoma 1270 $28560 1.27
Bellevue 1270 $28560 1.27
Spokane 240 $24280 2.01
Spokane Valley 240 $24280 2.01
Yakima 40 $26190 0.87
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