Vet Assistant Programs in New York
This page provides in depth information on community colleges and private schools offering education programs in vet assisting in New York. Furthermore, we provide in depth information employment prospects and current pay rates.
In May 2016, there were around 1,010 employed as vet assistants in the state of New York according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Furthermore, there were 3,690 people in employment as vet assistants, as well as a further 3,690 in employmentas vet assistants. There were 3,690 employed as veterinary assistants. Employment for such professionals in the empire state is expected to expand by 13.2% in the 10 years to 2024.
In 2016, the average annual salary for veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in the nation’s 3rd most populous state was $23,100 (BLS), or around $11.11 per hour. Vet assistants earned an average annual salary of $29,550, or a wage of $14.21 per hour, during the same period, and veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earned $29,550 or $14.21 per hour.
Salaries in New York by Region
|Area||Total Employed||Average Hourly Wage||Average Annual Salary|
|Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY||480||$12.75||$26,510|
|Glens Falls, NY||50||$13.09||$27,230|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||2,670||$14.75||$30,670|