Vet Assistant Programs in Oregon
This webpage provides comprehensive information on community colleges and private schools offering education programs in vet assisting in Oregon. Additionally, we offer detailed facts job prospects and salaries.
In May 2016, there were about 1,010 working as veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in Oregon according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Additionally, there were 1,510 people working as veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers, and an additional 1,510 workingas veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers. There were 1,510 making a living as veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers. Jobs for veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in the beaver state, in the decade to 2024, are expected to grow by 13.8%, which is somewhat less than 58.6% growth expected nationwide.
The average wage for veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in the country’s 9th largest state, in 2016, was $11.11 per hour, $23,100 per annum (BLS). Vet assistants earned a mean salary of $28,850, or $13.87 per hour, for the same period, and veterinary assistants earned $28,850 or $13.87 per hour.
Salaries in Oregon by Region
|Area||Total Employed||Average Hourly Wage||Average Annual Salary|
|Grants Pass, OR||40||$12.10||$25,170|
College and University Listings
- Medford, OR
- North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
- Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area
843 E Main Ste 203, Medford, Oregon 97504-7137Veterinary Assistant – Certificate Program
The Veterinary Assistant Certificate program at Abdill Career College Inc is based at their campus in the city of Medford, OR. Most of the school’s 41 students are on diploma programs of under two years. The college is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. Tuition fees are in the order of $9,270 yearly. Learning materials may cost about $4,145, although this will vary with the program.
2411 NW Carden Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801Veterinary Assistant – Certificate Program
Blue Mountain Community College’s Certificate-level Veterinary Assistant program is taught at their campus in Pendleton in Umatilla County, Oregon. The college has roughly 1,731 students in total, with the majority of students on 2-year programs. The cost of tuition for students living in the state is roughly about $4,443 and for students from other states around $12,339 for each academic year, while study materials may cost roughly $1,364, depending on the program.
2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor, Portland, Oregon 97232-1309Veterinary Assisting – Certificate Program
The Certificate program at Carrington College is offered at their Portland campus in the city of Portland. The majority of of the school’s 100 students are on 2-year programs. The college is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. The cost of tuition for the Vet Tech program is about $14,265 for each academic year, while study materials may cost roughly $580. Usually, the program is completed in 9 months.
6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321Veterinary Assistant – Certificate Program
Linn-Benton Community College’s Certificate-level Veterinary Assistant program is based at their campus in the city of Albany. This public college has approximately 5,314 students in total, with the majority of students on 2-year programs. The college is institutionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The cost of tuition for students living in the state is about $4,265 and for students from other states around $9,313 for each academic year. Books and supplies can cost roughly $1,602, although this will depend on the program.
* Tuition fees and accredition status are correct at the time of writing, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (http://nces.ed.gov/). Confirm with college before applying.