Veterinary Technician Career Outlook

Percent Employed




*Veterinary Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field


*Veterinary Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

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$20,798 - $45,000

*Range of Yearly Salary



*Veterinary Technician is a new program at WITC. Information is based on graduates' responses from the following technical colleges within the Wisconsin Technical College System for Veterinary Technician: Madison College and Gateway Technical College. 


Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Veterinary Technician

Veterinary technicians work in veterinary clinics and hospitals, humane societies, education, pharmaceutical supplies, research, zoos and wildlife parks, military, public health and government. They collect patient history and perform initial examinations, run laboratory tests, take x-rays, administer anesthesia and assist in surgery. 

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Laboratory Animal Technician

Laboratory animal technicians care for animals by performing routine tasks under the supervision of scientists, veterinarians and veterinary technicians. 

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your two-year Veterinary Technician associate degree at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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800.243.9482 ext. 4339


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800.243.9482 ext. 6243


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