Veterinary Assistant in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Veterinary Assisting Programs in Connecticut


Around 0.0% of Connecticut's graduates graduate from veterinary assisting degree programs every year. That means an estimated 9 veterinary assistants graduate from Connecticut's 2 veterinary assistant schools each year.

Top Schools

Northwestern Connecticut Community College, which is located in Winsted, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a veterinary assistant program. It received a ranking of 91st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Northwestern Connecticut Community College's veterinary assistant program. Tuition at Northwestern Connecticut Community College was $3,406 per year.

Naugatuck Valley Community College, which is located in Waterbury, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a veterinary assistant program. It received a ranking of 91st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Naugatuck Valley Community College veterinary assistant program. Naugatuck Valley Community College charged in-state students $3,406 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Connecticut's veterinary assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,406 per year, though tuition can range from $3,406 per year to $3,406 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Connecticut veterinary assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Naugatuck Valley Community College - located in Waterbury, students are charged $3,406 per year
  2. Northwestern Connecticut Community College - located in Winsted, students are charged $3,406 per year

The following Connecticut veterinary assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Naugatuck Valley Community College - located in Waterbury, students are charged $3,406 per year
  2. Northwestern Connecticut Community College - located in Winsted, students are charged $3,406 per year

A veterinary assistant degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

Most people who graduate from veterinary assistant school in Connecticut go on to work as a veterinary assistant. If you decide to work as a veterinary assistant in Connecticut, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 840 Connecticut veterinary assistants as of 2010. The largest populations of Connecticut veterinary assistants are working in the following counties:

  1. Hartford County - 330 veterinary assistants
  2. Middlesex County - 220 veterinary assistants
  3. New London County - 50 veterinary assistants

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,100 veterinary assistants will be working in Connecticut state. This would require the number of veterinary assistants to grow by 19%.

Salary

A veterinary assistant in Connecticut earns $29,090 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Connecticut veterinary assistants earned as little as less than $17,660 per year or as much as more than $57,300 per year. The counties in Connecticut with the highest average salary for a veterinary assistant are:

  1. Middlesex County - $40,300 per year
  2. New London County - $26,700 per year
  3. Hartford County - $25,730 per year

A veterinary assistant in the following counties in Connecticut make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Fairfield County - $23,790 per year
  2. Hartford County - $25,730 per year
  3. New London County - $26,700 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in veterinary assisting in Connecticut 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 Assisting in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,354 miles from location Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury CT 8.54755 n/a 6,725
5,359 miles from location Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted CT 8.5783 n/a 1,711
 

Curious what studying Veterinary Assistant gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers + 840 $29,090 -11.6%
 

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