Veterinary Technician in North Carolina

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Schools Offering Veterinary Technology Programs in North Carolina


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of North Carolina receive veterinary technology degrees every year. Thus, North Carolina's 5 veterinary technician schools put out approximately 91 veterinary technicians each year.

Top Schools

Davidson County Community College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in North Carolina that has a veterinary technician program. It is located in Thomasville. 14 students graduated with a degree in veterinary technician from Davidson County Community College in 2010. Students at Davidson County Community College paid $1,466 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in North Carolina with a veterinary technician program is Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, which is located in Asheville. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. 20 students graduated with degree in veterinary technician from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College was $1,609 per year.

The third-ranked school in North Carolina that has a veterinary technician program is Central Carolina Community College. Central Carolina Community College, which was ranked 87th in the country in 2010, is located in Sanford. In 2010, 29 students graduated from Central Carolina Community College veterinary technician program. Tuition at Central Carolina Community College was $1,896 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of North Carolina's veterinary technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,759 per year, though tuition can range from $1,984 per year to $1,466 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at North Carolina veterinary technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Gaston College - located in Dallas, students are charged $1,984 per year
  2. Central Carolina Community College - located in Sanford, students are charged $1,896 per year
  3. Alamance Community College - located in Graham, students are charged $1,838 per year

The lowest tuition rates at North Carolina veterinary technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Davidson County Community College - located in Thomasville, students are charged $1,466 per year
  2. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College - located in Asheville, students are charged $1,609 per year
  3. Alamance Community College - located in Graham, students are charged $1,838 per year

A veterinary technician degree from a North Carolina school... what next?

Most people who graduate from veterinary technician school in North Carolina go on to work as a veterinary technician. If you decide to work as a veterinary technician in North Carolina, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,070 North Carolina veterinary technicians as of 2010. The largest populations of North Carolina veterinary technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Anson County - 810 veterinary technicians
  2. Franklin County - 490 veterinary technicians
  3. Guilford County - 270 veterinary technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,330 veterinary technicians will be working in North Carolina state. This would require the number of veterinary technicians to grow by 41%.

Salary

On average, a veterinary technician earns a salary of $26,470 per year in North Carolina state. However, North Carolina veterinary technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,180 per year to more than $41,320 per year in 2010. The following counties in North Carolina have the highest average salaries for veterinary technicians:

  1. Buncombe County - $30,830 per year
  2. Franklin County - $29,150 per year
  3. Alleghany County - $28,510 per year

A veterinary technician in the following counties in North Carolina make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Beaufort County - $22,560 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $23,410 per year
  3. Alexander County - $23,720 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in veterinary technology in North Carolina 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 North Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,807 miles from location Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville NC 14.0717 n/a 7,542
5,728 miles from location Gaston College Dallas NC 12.3294 n/a 6,507
5,631 miles from location Alamance Community College Graham NC 12.1387 n/a 5,508
5,615 miles from location Central Carolina Community College Sanford NC 13.3093 n/a 5,381
5,675 miles from location Davidson County Community College Thomasville NC 19.4862 n/a 4,101
 

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 + 3,070 $26,470 19.0%
 

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