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Fast Facts for Veterinary Assistants in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Veterinary Assistants in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans, Lafayette and Baton Rouge

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More Louisiana Veterinary Assistants Schools

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

School Name
Highest Award
New Orleans
Baton Rouge

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Veterinary Assistants

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:
Veterinary Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Veterinary Assistants 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
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge360 $22,180
Alexandria50 $20,240
LafayetteN/A $32,170
MonroeN/A $24,850
New Orleans-Metairie530 $21,600
Shreveport-Bossier CityN/A $22,200
Hammond70 $20,960
Houma-ThibodauxN/A N/A

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