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Fast Facts for Vet Techs in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lafayette and Monroe
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Baton Rouge and Lake Charles
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Lafayette and Baton Rouge

Salaries for Vet Techs in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Baton Rouge and Lake Charles

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More Louisiana Veterinary Technician Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
New Orleans
Associates
15,110
Natchitoches
Doctorate
9,819
Baton Rouge
Associates
7,297
Bogalusa
Associates
3,839

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Vet Techs

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton RougeN/A $30,480
Alexandria50 $26,400
LafayetteN/A $24,410
Lake Charles80 $25,000
New Orleans-Metairie420 $24,950
Shreveport-Bossier City180 $26,580
Houma-Thibodaux40 $26,200

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