Veterinary Technician in Arizona

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Schools Offering Veterinary Technology Programs in Arizona


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Arizona receive veterinary technology degrees every year. That means an estimated 286 veterinary technicians graduate from Arizona's 11 veterinary technician schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a veterinary technician program is Carrington College-Phoenix. Carrington College-Phoenix, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Phoenix. In 2010, Carrington College-Phoenix graduated 66 students from its veterinary technician program.

The second-ranked school in Arizona that has a veterinary technician program is Pima Medical Institute. Pima Medical Institute, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Mesa. In 2010, Pima Medical Institute graduated 36 students from its veterinary technician program.

The third-ranked school in Arizona that has a veterinary technician program is Anthem College-Phoenix. Anthem College-Phoenix, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Phoenix. In 2010, Anthem College-Phoenix graduated 9 students from its veterinary technician programs. Anthem College-Phoenix charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's veterinary technician schools ranges from $2,310 per year to $1,412 per year. But, the average tuition is $606 per year. The Arizona veterinary technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year
  2. Mesa Community College - located in Mesa, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year

The following Arizona veterinary technician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Mesa Community College - located in Mesa, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year

A veterinary technician degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Most people who graduate from veterinary technician school in Arizona go on to work as a veterinary technician. Arizona had 2,010 veterinary technicians in 2010. In Arizona, the largest numbers of veterinary technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 1,370 veterinary technicians
  2. Pima County - 360 veterinary technicians
  3. Yavapai County - 90 veterinary technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of veterinary technicians in Arizona will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,500 veterinary technicians working in Arizona.

Salary

On average, veterinary technicians earn $29,510 per year. However, this number is only an average. veterinary technicians in Arizona had varying salaries from $20,220 to $51,300 per year in 2010. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for a veterinary technician are:

  1. Cochise County - $33,560 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $29,790 per year
  3. Mohave County - $29,480 per year

The Arizona counties with the lowest average salary for veterinary technicians are:

  1. Yavapai County - $27,610 per year
  2. Coconino County - $27,790 per year
  3. Pima County - $29,100 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in veterinary technology in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as veterinary or dog training, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology in Arizona
  • Certificate in Veterinary Technology in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,477 miles from location Carrington College-Mesa Mesa AZ n/a n/a n/a
7,444 miles from location Carrington College-Tucson Tucson AZ n/a n/a n/a
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,490 miles from location Carrington College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 32.4784 100% 5,844
7,478 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Mesa AZ 27.6782 n/a 1,274
7,441 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Tucson AZ 26.4718 n/a 1,198
7,487 miles from location Anthem College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 26.9595 n/a 816
7,489 miles from location Kaplan College Phoenix AZ 20.956 n/a 690
7,468 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Mesa AZ n/a n/a 547
 

Curious what studying Veterinary Technician gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians + 2,010 $29,510 18.2%
 

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