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Veterinary Assistant in Idaho

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Schools Offering Veterinary Assisting Programs in Idaho

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Idaho receive veterinary assisting degrees every year. That means an estimated 15 veterinary assistants graduate from Idaho's 2 veterinary assistant schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho with a veterinary assistant program is College of Southern Idaho, which is located in Twin Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 84th nationwide. 14 students graduated with a degree in veterinary assistant from College of Southern Idaho in 2010. Tuition at College of Southern Idaho was $2,520 per year.

The second-largest veterinary assistant school in Idaho is Brown Mackie College-Boise, which is located in Houston. Students at Brown Mackie College-Boise paid 9001 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Idaho's veterinary assistant schools ranges from $9,001 per year to $2,520 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,761 per year. The Idaho veterinary assistant schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Brown Mackie College-Boise - located in Boise, students are charged $9,001 per year
  2. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year

The following Idaho veterinary assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. Brown Mackie College-Boise - located in Boise, students are charged $9,001 per year

A veterinary assistant degree from an Idaho school... what next?

A large number of Idaho veterinary assistant graduates become veterinary assistants. 370 veterinary assistants were working in Idaho in 2010. The Idaho counties with the largest populations of veterinary assistants are:

  1. Benewah County - 70 veterinary assistants
  2. Kootenai County - 50 veterinary assistants
  3. Blaine County

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of veterinary assistants is expected to grow by 23% by 2018. There are projected to be 480 veterinary assistants working in the Idaho then.


On average, veterinary assistants earn $21,020 per year. However, Idaho veterinary assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,430 per year to more than $30,080 per year in 2010. The counties in Idaho with the highest average salary for a veterinary assistant are:

  1. Ada County - $22,240 per year
  2. Kootenai County - $19,300 per year
  3. Benewah County - $19,000 per year

The Idaho counties with the lowest average salary for veterinary assistants are:

  1. Blaine County - $17,400 per year
  2. Benewah County - $19,000 per year
  3. Kootenai County - $19,300 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Idaho statistics regarding a career in veterinary assisting 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 Assisting in Idaho
  • Certificate in Veterinary Assisting in Idaho

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 370 $21,020 -11.9%

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