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Veterinary Assistant Schools in La Mesa, California

There are two schools near La Mesa, CA offering veterinary assistant programs. 167 students graduated with degrees from La Mesa veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 141 of all these students graduated with certificates and 26 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

135 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in La Mesa, on average, every year. This accounts for approximately 34% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 141 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 26 with a degree at the associate's level.

Two veterinary assistant schools are located in La Mesa. And of these, while one school is public, one school is private. While public veterinary assistant school tuition is $658, tuition at a private veterinary assistant school is $10,408.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $1,609. While the lowest tuition in La Mesa, which is $658 each year, is at San Diego Mesa College, the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $10,408 each year, is at the Pima Medical Institute-Chula Vista.

Veterinary assistant schools in La Mesa offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in La Mesa, California

135 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in La Mesa, on average, every year. This accounts for approximately 34% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 141 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 26 with a degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in La Mesa, California

  • Certificate 2006: 102
  • Certificate 2007: 105
  • Certificate 2008: 81
  • Certificate 2009: 84
  • Certificate 2010: 141
  • Associate 2006: 21
  • Associate 2007: 31
  • Associate 2008: 22
  • Associate 2009: 21
  • Associate 2010: 26

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in La Mesa, California

La Mesa schools offer a total of three veterinary assistant programs. Of these programs, close to 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in La Mesa, California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17530
  • 25th Percentile: 18760
  • Median: 22960
  • 75th Percentile: 31150
  • 90th Percentile: 37660

Career Trends

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22090
  • Median Salary 2007: 26020
  • Median Salary 2008: 28245
  • Median Salary 2009: 30470
  • Median Salary 2010: 22960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1340
  • Total Employed 2007: 1340
  • Total Employed 2008: 1160
  • Total Employed 2009: 1270
  • Total Employed 2010: 1190

La Mesa vs California Veterinary Assistant Employment

La Mesa vs California Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in La Mesa: 17.147% (1190)

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1. The Pima Medical Institute - Chula Vista

780 Bay Blvd Suite101
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 425-3200

2. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604