There are schools offering veterinary assistant programs in Alabama!
Schools Offering Veterinary Assisting Programs in Alabama
The only accredited Veterinary Assistant school in Alabama is Jefferson State Community College, which is located in Birmingham. In 2010, Jefferson State Community College was ranked 92nd nationwide. In 2010, Jefferson State Community College graduated 24 students from its Veterinary Assistant programs.
Students enrolled in Veterinary Assistant courses at Jefferson State Community College paid $3,630 per year in tuition fees.
A Veterinary Assistant degree from an Alabama school... what next?
Most people who graduate from Veterinary Assistant school in Alabama go on to work as a veterinary assistant. The Alabama counties with the largest populations of veterinary assistants are:
- Bibb County - 320 veterinary assistants
- Mobile County - 170 veterinary assistants
- Autauga County - 160 veterinary assistants
A veterinary assistant in Alabama earns $21,260 per year on average. But, salaries for veterinary assistants can vary. In 2010, veterinary assistants made as little as less than $15,420 per year or as much as more than $35,120 per year in Alabama. The counties in Alabama with the highest average salary for a veterinary assistant are:
- Bibb County - $25,200 per year
- Lawrence County - $23,250 per year
- Lee County - $22,910 per year
On average veterinary assistants earns the least in the following Alabama counties:
- Bullock County - $17,290 per year
- Limestone County - $18,030 per year
- Chambers County - $18,840 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional veterinary assisting statistics regarding a career in Veterinary Assistant and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as veterinary or biology.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Veterinary Assisting in Alabama
Curious what studying Veterinary Assistant gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers||1,360||$21,260||-7.5%|
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