Veterinary Technician in Kansas

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Schools Offering Veterinary Technology Programs in Kansas


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Kansas students graduate with degrees in veterinary technology. In other words, every year an estimated 12 veterinary technicians graduate from Kansas' 2 veterinary technician schools.

Top Schools

Colby Community College, which is located in Colby, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a veterinary technician program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Colby Community College graduated 12 students from its veterinary technician program. The tuition rate at Colby Community College was $2,958 per year.

Butler Community College, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a veterinary technician program. It is located in El Dorado. Students at Butler Community College paid $2,460 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Veterinary technician schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $2,709 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $2,958 per year, or as little as $2,460 per year. In 2010, the following Kansas veterinary technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Colby Community College - located in Colby, students are charged $2,958 per year
  2. Butler Community College - located in El Dorado, students are charged $2,460 per year

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

  1. Butler Community College - located in El Dorado, students are charged $2,460 per year
  2. Colby Community College - located in Colby, students are charged $2,958 per year

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

The highest percentage of veterinary technician graduates in Kansas pursue careers as a veterinary technician. If you decide to work as a veterinary technician in Kansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 560 Kansas veterinary technicians as of 2010. The largest populations of Kansas veterinary technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Allen County - 180 veterinary technicians
  2. Douglas County - 50 veterinary technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 850 veterinary technicians will be working in Kansas state. This would require the number of veterinary technicians to grow by 34%.

Salary

On average, a veterinary technician earns a salary of $29,860 per year in Kansas state. However, Kansas veterinary technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,450 per year to more than $45,460 per year in 2010. On average a veterinary technician earns the most in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Douglas County - $30,980 per year
  2. Allen County - $29,140 per year

The following counties in Kansas have the lowest average salaries for veterinary technicians:

  1. Allen County - $29,140 per year
  2. Douglas County - $30,980 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in veterinary technology in Kansas 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 Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,601 miles from location Butler Community College El Dorado KS 18.2174 n/a 9,229
6,815 miles from location Colby Community College Colby KS 25.8317 n/a 1,565
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians + 560 $29,860 9.8%
 

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