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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Albuquerque, New Mexico

There are two schools located near Albuquerque, NM offering veterinary assistant programs. 47 students graduated from programs at Albuquerque veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 27 of all these students graduated with certificates and 20 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 53 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Albuquerque every year. This accounts for three-quarters of the veterinary assistant students who New Mexico schools graduate. Specifically, 27 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 20 with a degree at the associate's level.

Two veterinary assistant schools are in Albuquerque. And out of these, while one school is public, one school is private. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school is $1,812, while tuitions at a private veterinary assistant school are $10,150.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $2,671. While the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $10,150 every year, is at the Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque, the lowest tuition in Albuquerque, which is $1,812 per year, is at Central New Mexico Community College.

Veterinary assistant schools in Albuquerque offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

On average, 53 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Albuquerque every year. This accounts for three-quarters of the veterinary assistant students who New Mexico schools graduate. Specifically, 27 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 20 with a degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Certificate 2006: 46
  • Certificate 2007: 26
  • Certificate 2008: 43
  • Certificate 2009: 44
  • Certificate 2010: 27
  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 15
  • Associate 2008: 16
  • Associate 2009: 13
  • Associate 2010: 20

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Schools in Albuquerque offer a total of two programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, approximately 50% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Certificate: 1
  • 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: 19860
  • 25th Percentile: 25430
  • Median: 28800
  • 75th Percentile: 33990
  • 90th Percentile: 38950

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: 21540
  • Median Salary 2007: 22000
  • Median Salary 2008: 24560
  • Median Salary 2009: 27660
  • Median Salary 2010: 28800
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Albuquerque vs New Mexico Veterinary Assistant Employment

Albuquerque vs New Mexico Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Albuquerque: 45.588% (310)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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1. The Pima Medical Institute - Albuquerque

4400 Cutler Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 881-1234

The Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque, which is located 9.6 miles from Rio Rancho, is near Albuquerque, NM and it is one of several campuses. and PMI offers one veterinary assistant program. 1,154 students seek degrees in ten programs at this school, overall.

2. Brown Mackie College - Albuquerque

10500 Cooper Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 559-5200

Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Albuquerque, NM. This school is one of several campuses. It offers three certificates, 12 associates level degrees, and four bachelors level degrees to students. 289 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including medical assisting, bookkeeping, and business management. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

3. Central New Mexico Community College

525 Buena Vista SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 224-3000

Central New Mexico Community College is near the heart of downtown Albuquerque and it offers one veterinary assistant program. This community college is a public 2-year institution and this college is one out of two Albuquerque institutions offering veterinary assisting.