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Information on Vet Tech Salary and Careers

With a 30% growth rate through 2022,¹ there's never been a better time to pursue a degree in Vet Tech. Penn Foster College can help you take the next step on your career path. There are many career opportunities for Vet Techs:

Penn Foster College has partnerships with three of the largest veterinary hospitals in the country, VCA Animal Hospitals, Banfield, and BluePearl, who recognize the quality of our AVMA-CVTEA accredited program. Students are encouraged to explore these organizations online and inquire about opportunities at their local hospital.

Learn more about why you should choose Penn Foster College to help you take the first steps towards becoming a Veterinary Technician.

How much do vet techs make?
Veterinary technician jobs have an average annual salary of $30,290.¹ Veterinary technicians working in research positions often earn more than those in other fields.

Penn Foster College's Career Services

Career Cruising

We've partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help vet tech students like you do more with the skills that you have. You'll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you make career choices, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you’ll have access to advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a degree. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Talk with Successful Penn Foster Veterinary Technician Students and Graduates

Visit the Community’s Veterinary Technician academic group page to see what veterinary technician students, graduates, and faculty are talking about!

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, on the Internet here. Statistics found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are based on national data, so job growth in your area may be different, and post-graduation salary depends on educational background, level of experience, and geographic area of the country.

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