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Be a Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Job Description

Veterinary technologists and technicians perform medical tests under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian to help diagnose the illness and injuries of animals.

Education Requirements

You need a associate's degree to be a veterinary technologists and technicians.

Salary and Benefits

Salary: $30,290 per year

Hourly: $14.56 per hour

Lowest: $21,030

Highest: $44,030

Pros and Cons

Pro: growing 30% from 2012 to 2022 because of new technology and it's rural the county.

84,000 jobs in 2012 of which 92% were in the veterinary services industry.

Cons: They may witness abused animals or may need to help euthanize sick, injured or unwanted animals.