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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $18.22
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$14.12 $17.16 $20.66
Minnesota
$16.23 $18.22 $21.46
Central Minnesota
$15.54 $17.53 $19.74
Northeast Minnesota
$15.45 $17.47 $19.54
Northwest Minnesota
$15.63 $17.22 $18.82
Southeast Minnesota
$15.24 $17.20 $19.20
Southwest Minnesota
$16.11 $17.68 $19.56
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$16.74 $18.83 $22.30

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 3,000 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Veterinary Technologists and Technicians most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,013 new Veterinary Technologists and Technicians to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 109,400 130,500 21,100 19.3%
Minnesota 2018 2028 Number Percent
Statewide 2,807 3,341 534 19%
Central Minnesota 454 647 193 42.5%
Northwest Minnesota 140 164 24 17.1%
Southeast Minnesota 170 178 8 4.7%
Southwest Minnesota 138 170 32 23.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,434 1,759 325 22.7%


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