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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Sacramento, California

There are five schools located near Sacramento, CA offering veterinary assistant programs. 101 students graduated with degrees from Sacramento veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 101 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 0 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

102 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Sacramento, on average, every year. This accounts for about 20% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. 101 students graduated with a degree in veterinary assisting at the associate's level.

Five veterinary assistant schools are in Sacramento. Of these, two schools are public, while three schools are private. While public veterinary assistant school tuition varies from $644 to $752, tuition at a private veterinary assistant school varies from $17,056 to $25,472.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $4,112. The highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $25,472 each year, is at Carrington College California-Stockton, while the lowest tuition in Sacramento, which is $644 each year, is at Cosumnes River College.

Veterinary assistant schools in Sacramento offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Sacramento, California

102 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Sacramento, on average, every year. This accounts for about 20% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. 101 students graduated with a degree in veterinary assisting at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Sacramento, California

  • Certificate 2006: 12
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 64
  • Associate 2007: 97
  • Associate 2008: 101
  • Associate 2009: 124
  • Associate 2010: 101

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Sacramento, California

Sacramento schools offer a total of seven programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, 71.4% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Sacramento, California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 5

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: 18850
  • 25th Percentile: 21660
  • Median: 27680
  • 75th Percentile: 33430
  • 90th Percentile: 38160

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: 21230
  • Median Salary 2007: 22700
  • Median Salary 2008: 23470
  • Median Salary 2009: 27530
  • Median Salary 2010: 27680
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 610
  • Total Employed 2008: 530
  • Total Employed 2009: 540
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Sacramento vs California Veterinary Assistant Employment

Sacramento vs California Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Sacramento: 7.493% (520)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Sacramento, California

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1. Carrington College California - Sacramento

8909 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 361-1660

Carrington College California-Sacramento, which is located 36.2 miles from Vacaville, is located a short commute away from within Sacramento and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution and it is one out of two institutions in Sacramento, CA offering veterinary assisting.

2. Cosumnes River College

8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823-5799
(916) 688-7344

Cosumnes River College, which is located just 4.3 miles from Elk Grove, is near Sacramento, CA. It offers two programs in veterinary assisting. More specifically, students are offered one veterinary assistant certificate by this community college and one associate's level degree in veterinary assisting. This community college is the largest institution offering veterinary assistant programs in Sacramento.