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Schools Offering Veterinary Technology Programs in New Jersey


Around 0.0% of New Jersey's graduates graduate from veterinary technology degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 38 veterinary technicians graduate from New Jersey's 2 veterinary technician schools.

Top Schools

Bergen Community College, which was ranked 88th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a veterinary technician program. It is located in Paramus. 19 students graduated with a degree in veterinary technician from Bergen Community College in 2010. Bergen Community College charged in-state students $3,733 in tuition fees per year.

Camden County College, which is located in Blackwood, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a veterinary technician program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. 19 students graduated with degree in veterinary technician from Camden County College in 2010. Tuition at Camden County College was $3,720 per year.

Cost

Veterinary technician schools in New Jersey, charge students an average tuition of $3,727 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,733 per year, or as little as $3,720 per year. In 2010, the following New Jersey veterinary technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Bergen Community College - located in Paramus, students are charged $3,733 per year
  2. Camden County College - located in Blackwood, students are charged $3,720 per year

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

  1. Camden County College - located in Blackwood, students are charged $3,720 per year
  2. Bergen Community College - located in Paramus, students are charged $3,733 per year

A veterinary technician degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

A large number of New Jersey veterinary technician graduates become veterinary technicians. New Jersey had 2,110 veterinary technicians in 2010. In New Jersey, the largest numbers of veterinary technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Middlesex County - 780 veterinary technicians
  2. Essex County - 480 veterinary technicians
  3. Burlington County - 250 veterinary technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of veterinary technicians in New Jersey will grow by 26%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,100 veterinary technicians working in New Jersey.

Salary

On average, a veterinary technician earns a salary of $32,900 per year in New Jersey state. However, this number is only an average. veterinary technicians in New Jersey had varying salaries from $19,920 to $53,790 per year in 2010. A veterinary technician in the following New Jersey counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Essex County - $34,890 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $33,890 per year
  3. Mercer County - $33,760 per year

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

  1. Atlantic County - $29,690 per year
  2. Burlington County - $31,800 per year
  3. Mercer County - $33,760 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Jersey statistics regarding a career in veterinary technology and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,399 miles from location Bergen Community College Paramus NJ 11.8148 n/a 16,469
5,434 miles from location Camden County College Blackwood NJ 11.4238 n/a 15,670
 

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 + 2,110 $32,900 -1.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are veterinary technician related jobs in New Jersey