Veterinary Technician in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Veterinary Technology Programs in New Mexico


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of New Mexico receive veterinary technology degrees every year. Thus, New Mexico's 6 veterinary technician schools put out approximately 62 veterinary technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a veterinary technician program is Navajo Technical College. Navajo Technical College, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Crownpoint. 3 students graduated with a degree in veterinary technician from Navajo Technical College in 2010. Tuition at Navajo Technical College was $1,620 per year.

Pima Medical Institute, which is located in Albuquerque, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a veterinary technician program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. 24 students graduated with degree in veterinary technician from Pima Medical Institute in 2010.

The third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a veterinary technician program is Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus, which was ranked 87th in the country in 2010, is located in Roswell. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus veterinary technician program. Tuition at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus was $1,339 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Mexico veterinary technician school, average tuition will be $1,161 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,032 per year to $1,812 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico veterinary technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
  2. Navajo Technical College - located in Crownpoint, students are charged $1,620 per year
  3. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus - located in Roswell, students are charged $1,339 per year

The lowest tuition rates at New Mexico veterinary technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. San Juan College - located in Farmington, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus - located in Roswell, students are charged $1,339 per year
  3. Navajo Technical College - located in Crownpoint, students are charged $1,620 per year

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

Most people who graduate from veterinary technician school in New Mexico go on to work as a veterinary technician. 390 veterinary technicians were working in New Mexico in 2010. In New Mexico, the largest numbers of veterinary technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 240 veterinary technicians
  2. Dona Ana County - 50 veterinary technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of veterinary technicians is expected to grow by 13% by 2018. There are projected to be 350 veterinary technicians working in the New Mexico then.

Salary

On average, a veterinary technician earns a salary of $32,130 per year in New Mexico state. However, New Mexico veterinary technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,600 per year to more than $45,300 per year in 2010. The counties in New Mexico with the highest average salary for a veterinary technician are:

  1. Bernalillo County - $34,130 per year
  2. Dona Ana County - $22,710 per year

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

  1. Dona Ana County - $22,710 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $34,130 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Mexico 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 Mexico
  • Certificate in Veterinary Technology in New Mexico

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,156 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque Albuquerque NM n/a n/a n/a
7,162 miles from location Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque NM 11.3262 n/a 27,999
7,225 miles from location San Juan College Farmington NM 10.8764 n/a 8,990
7,062 miles from location Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus Roswell NM 13.2979 n/a 4,347
7,159 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Albuquerque NM 25.16 n/a 1,003
7,239 miles from location Navajo Technical College Crownpoint NM 31.2529 n/a 751
 

Curious what studying Veterinary Technician gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Mexico

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians + 390 $32,130 2.6%
 

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