Veterinary Technician in Nevada

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Schools Offering Veterinary Technology Programs in Nevada


Around 0.2% of Nevada's graduates graduate from veterinary technology degree programs every year. Thus, Nevada's 2 veterinary technician schools put out approximately 83 veterinary technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada with a veterinary technician program is Pima Medical Institute, which is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. In 2010, 72 students graduated from Pima Medical Institute's veterinary technician program.

Truckee Meadows Community College, which was ranked 88th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a veterinary technician program. It is located in Reno. In 2010, Truckee Meadows Community College graduated 6 students from its veterinary technician program. Tuition at Truckee Meadows Community College was $2,243 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nevada's veterinary technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,122 per year, though tuition can range from $2,243 per year to $2,243 per year. In 2010, the following Nevada veterinary technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

  1. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

Most people who graduate from veterinary technician school in Nevada go on to work as a veterinary technician. 530 veterinary technicians were working in Nevada in 2010. The largest populations of Nevada veterinary technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 310 veterinary technicians
  2. Pinal County

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 680 veterinary technicians will be working in Nevada state. This would require the number of veterinary technicians to grow by 28%.

Salary

On average, a veterinary technician earns a salary of $35,070 per year in Nevada state. However, this number is only an average. veterinary technicians in Nevada had varying salaries from $22,130 to $45,030 per year in 2010. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for a veterinary technician are:

  1. Pinal County - $37,570 per year
  2. Clark County - $33,110 per year

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

  1. Clark County - $33,110 per year
  2. Pinal County - $37,570 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada 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.

  • Certificate in Veterinary Technology in Nevada

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
7,611 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Las Vegas NV 22.0107 n/a 992
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians + 530 $35,070 3.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are veterinary technician related jobs in Nevada