Veterinary Technician Career Outlook

Percent Employed

95%

Employed

 

*Veterinary Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

Employed in Related Field

97%

Employed in a Related Field

 

*Veterinary Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

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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. 


Careers

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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Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)

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