Veterinary Technician in Georgia

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Schools Offering Veterinary Technology Programs in Georgia


Around 0.0% of Georgia's graduates graduate from veterinary technology degree programs every year. Thus, Georgia's 4 veterinary technician schools put out approximately 93 veterinary technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a veterinary technician program is Fort Valley State University, which is located in Fort Valley. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Fort Valley State University's veterinary technician program. Tuition at Fort Valley State University was $5,562 per year.

Ogeechee Technical College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a veterinary technician program. It is located in Statesboro. 20 students graduated with degree in veterinary technician from Ogeechee Technical College in 2010. Tuition at Ogeechee Technical College was $2,283 per year.

Athens Technical College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a veterinary technician program. It is located in Athens. In 2010, Athens Technical College graduated 18 students from its veterinary technician programs. Athens Technical College charged in-state students $1,863 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia veterinary technician school, average tuition will be $2,943 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,863 per year to $5,562 per year. The Georgia veterinary technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Fort Valley State University - located in Fort Valley, students are charged $5,562 per year
  2. Ogeechee Technical College - located in Statesboro, students are charged $2,283 per year
  3. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year

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

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year
  3. Ogeechee Technical College - located in Statesboro, students are charged $2,283 per year

A veterinary technician degree from a Georgia school... what next?

A large number of Georgia veterinary technician graduates become veterinary technicians. Georgia had 2,290 veterinary technicians in 2010. In Georgia, the largest numbers of veterinary technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 1,220 veterinary technicians
  2. Burke County - 140 veterinary technicians
  3. Bryan County - 130 veterinary technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of veterinary technicians in Georgia will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 800 veterinary technicians working in Georgia.

Salary

On average, a veterinary technician earns a salary of $25,510 per year in Georgia state. However, Georgia veterinary technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,470 per year to more than $48,900 per year in 2010. The counties in Georgia with the highest average salary for a veterinary technician are:

  1. Clarke County - $36,280 per year
  2. Hall County - $26,990 per year
  3. Appling County - $26,680 per year

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

  1. Bulloch County - $18,090 per year
  2. Banks County - $20,540 per year
  3. Baldwin County - $20,590 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in veterinary technology in Georgia 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 Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Technology in Georgia
  • Certificate in Veterinary Technology in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,885 miles from location Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville GA 13.6957 n/a 6,649
5,843 miles from location Athens Technical College Athens GA 14.3033 n/a 5,167
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,748 miles from location Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro GA 16.8119 n/a 2,419
 

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 + 2,290 $25,510 42.2%
 

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