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Veterinary Technician Schools in San Diego, California

There are two schools near San Diego, CA offering veterinary technician programs. In 2010, 167 students graduated with degrees from San Diego veterinary technician schools. 141 of all these students graduated with certificates and 26 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

135 students graduate from veterinary technician programs in San Diego, on average, each year. This accounts for around 34% of students who California schools graduate from veterinary technician programs. Specifically, 141 students graduated with veterinary technician certificates and 26 with a degree at the associate's level.

Two veterinary technician schools are located in San Diego. And out of these, while one school is public, one school is private. While private veterinary technician school tuition is $10,408, public veterinary technician school tuition is $658.

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

Veterinary technician schools in San Diego offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Technician Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, California

135 students graduate from veterinary technician programs in San Diego, on average, each year. This accounts for around 34% of students who California schools graduate from veterinary technician programs. Specifically, 141 students graduated with veterinary technician certificates and 26 with a degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Technician Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, 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 Technician Program Availability in San Diego, California

San Diego schools offer a total of three programs in veterinary technology. Of these programs, around 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Technician Program Availability in San Diego, California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25780
  • 25th Percentile: 29260
  • Median: 36440
  • 75th Percentile: 43780
  • 90th Percentile: 50730

Career Trends

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32570
  • Median Salary 2007: 36140
  • Median Salary 2008: 37090
  • Median Salary 2009: 39630
  • Median Salary 2010: 36440
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 680
  • Total Employed 2008: 780
  • Total Employed 2009: 850
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

San Diego vs California Veterinary Technician Employment

San Diego vs California Veterinary Technician Employment

  • Employed in San Diego: 8.143% (750)

Veterinary Technician Schools in San Diego, California

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1. San Diego Mesa College

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

San Diego Mesa College, which is located 17.4 miles from Encinitas, is just a short commute away from within San Diego. This college offers two programs in veterinary technology. Of those, it offers one veterinary technician certificate to students and one associate's level veterinary technology degree. 25,972 students pursue degrees in 145 programs at this college, overall.