Veterinary Technician in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Veterinary Technology Programs in Connecticut


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Connecticut graduates receive degrees in veterinary technology. Thus, Connecticut's 2 veterinary technician schools put out approximately 9 veterinary technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a veterinary technician program is Northwestern Connecticut Community College. Northwestern Connecticut Community College, which was ranked 91st in the country in 2010, is located in Winsted. In 2010, Northwestern Connecticut Community College graduated 9 students from its veterinary technician program. The tuition rate at Northwestern Connecticut Community College was $3,406 per year.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a veterinary technician program is Naugatuck Valley Community College. Naugatuck Valley Community College, which was ranked 91st in the country in 2010, is located in Waterbury. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Naugatuck Valley Community College veterinary technician program. Tuition at Naugatuck Valley Community College was $3,406 per year.

Cost

Veterinary technician schools in Connecticut, charge students an average tuition of $3,406 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,406 per year, or as little as $3,406 per year. The Connecticut veterinary technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  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 veterinary technician schools in Connecticut that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  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 technician degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

Most people who graduate from veterinary technician school in Connecticut go on to work as a veterinary technician. 1,130 veterinary technicians were working in Connecticut in 2010. The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of veterinary technicians are:

  1. Hartford County - 390 veterinary technicians
  2. Fairfield County - 320 veterinary technicians
  3. Middlesex County - 220 veterinary technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of veterinary technicians in Connecticut will grow by 34%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,610 veterinary technicians working in Connecticut.

Salary

A veterinary technician in Connecticut earns $36,680 per year on average. However, Connecticut veterinary technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,910 per year to more than $53,050 per year in 2010. On average a veterinary technician earns the most in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Hartford County - $41,740 per year
  2. Litchfield County - $35,550 per year
  3. Fairfield County - $34,400 per year

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

  1. New London County - $29,720 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $33,320 per year
  3. Fairfield County - $34,400 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in veterinary technology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as veterinary or dog training.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology 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 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 + 1,130 $36,680 0.0%
 

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