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Veterinary Technician in Idaho

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Schools Offering Veterinary Technology Programs in Idaho

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Idaho receive veterinary technology degrees every year. Thus, Idaho's 2 veterinary technician schools put out approximately 15 veterinary technicians each year.

Top Schools

College of Southern Idaho, which was ranked 84th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Idaho that has a veterinary technician program. It is located in Twin Falls. In 2010, 14 students graduated from College of Southern Idaho's veterinary technician program. The tuition rate at College of Southern Idaho was $2,520 per year.

The second-largest veterinary technician school in Idaho is Brown Mackie College-Boise. It is located in Houston. Tuition at Brown Mackie College-Boise was 9001 per year.


If you choose to attend a Idaho veterinary technician school, average tuition will be $5,761 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,520 per year to $9,001 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Idaho veterinary technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 technician 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 technician degree from an Idaho school... what next?

The highest percentage of veterinary technician graduates in Idaho pursue careers as a veterinary technician. If you decide to work as a veterinary technician in Idaho, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 450 Idaho veterinary technicians as of 2010. The Idaho counties with the largest populations of veterinary technicians are:

  1. Ada County - 170 veterinary technicians
  2. Blaine County - 80 veterinary technicians
  3. Benewah County - 60 veterinary technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 570 veterinary technicians will be working in Idaho state. This would require the number of veterinary technicians to grow by 35%.


A veterinary technician in Idaho earns $25,900 per year on average. However, Idaho veterinary technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,350 per year to more than $36,700 per year in 2010. On average a veterinary technician earns the most in the following Idaho counties:

  1. Bonneville County - $27,570 per year
  2. Ada County - $27,320 per year
  3. Kootenai County - $25,850 per year

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

  1. Benewah County - $24,000 per year
  2. Blaine County - $25,280 per year
  3. Kootenai County - $25,850 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Idaho 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology in Idaho
  • Certificate in Veterinary Technology in Idaho

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 450 $25,900 32.4%

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