Vet Assistant Programs in New Jersey
As of May 2016, as stated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were around 1,010 employed as vet assistants in New Jersey. In addition, there were 1,100 people employed as veterinary assistants, as well as a further 1,100 employed as veterinary assistants. There were 1,100 working as vet assistants. Employment for such professionals in the garden state is predicted to expand by 5.8% for the 10-year period to 2024, which is somewhat less than 58.6% growth expected nationwide.
The mean wage for veterinary assistants in the nation’s 11st most populous state, in 2016, was $11.11 per hour, $23,100 per year (BLS). Veterinary assistants made a mean salary of $31,750 in the same year, while vet assistants made $31,750 or $15.26 per hour.
Salaries in New Jersey by Region
|Area||Total Employed||Average Hourly Wage||Average Annual Salary|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||2,670||$14.75||$30,670|