There are schools offering veterinary assistant programs in Mississippi!
Schools Offering Veterinary Assisting Programs in Mississippi
The only accredited Veterinary Assistant school in Mississippi is Hinds Community College. Hinds Community College, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Raymond. In 2010, 21 students graduated from Hinds Community College's Veterinary Assistant programs.
The tuition rate for students taking Veterinary Assistant courses at Hinds Community College was $2,060 per year.
A Veterinary Assistant degree from a Mississippi school... what next?
Most people who graduate from Veterinary Assistant school in Mississippi go on to work as a veterinary assistant. The following counties have the largest number of Mississippi veterinary assistants:
- Copiah County - 160 veterinary assistants
- Alcorn County - 80 veterinary assistants
- Forrest County - 60 veterinary assistants
Mississippi veterinary assistants earn on average $18,990 per year. However, Mississippi veterinary assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,430 per year to more than $27,850 per year in 2010. [A/An] veterinary assistants in the following Mississippi counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Hancock County - $19,780 per year
- Copiah County - $19,560 per year
- Clarke County - $19,020 per year
The Mississippi counties with the lowest average salary for veterinary assistants are:
- Alcorn County - $17,290 per year
- Attala County - $18,480 per year
- Forrest County - $18,930 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional veterinary assisting statistics regarding a career in Veterinary Assistant. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as veterinary or biology.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Veterinary Assisting in Mississippi
Curious what studying Veterinary Assistant gets you?
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers||580||$18,990||-4.9%|
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