Vet Assistant Programs in South Dakota
As stated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)there were around 1,010 employed as vet assistants in the state of South Dakota in 2016. In addition, there were 200 persons employed as veterinary assistants, and an additional 200 employed as veterinary assistants. There were 200 working as vet assistants. Employment for such professionals in Mount Rushmore state, in the decade to 2024, is predicted to grow by 6.1%.
The mean salary for veterinary assistants in South Dakota, in 2016, was $23,100 (BLS), or about $11.11 per hour. Veterinary assistants made a mean salary of $26,280 for the same year, while veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers made $26,280 or $12.63 per hour.
Salaries in South Dakota by Region
|Area||Total Employed||Average Hourly Wage||Average Annual Salary|
|Rapid City, SD||40||$11.92||$24,800|