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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Oregon

There are three schools in the state of Oregon offering veterinary assistant programs. 151 students graduated with degrees from Oregon veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 124 of all these students graduated with certificates and 27 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 152 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. More specifically, 124 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 27 with an associate's level degree.

Three veterinary assistant schools are located in this state. And of these, one school is private, while two schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school varies from $3,016 to $3,234, while tuitions at a private veterinary assistant school are $13,475.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $3,596. The highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $13,475 per year, is at Carrington College-Portland, while the lowest tuition in Oregon, which is $3,016 each year, is at Portland Community College.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees in veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Oregon 2006 - 2010

On average, 152 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. More specifically, 124 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 27 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Oregon 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 128
  • Certificate 2007: 139
  • Certificate 2008: 134
  • Certificate 2009: 133
  • Certificate 2010: 124
  • Associate 2006: 22
  • Associate 2007: 17
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 24
  • Associate 2010: 27

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Oregon

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

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Oregon

  • 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: 18980
  • 25th Percentile: 20670
  • Median: 22830
  • 75th Percentile: 25340
  • 90th Percentile: 29330

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: 21100
  • Median Salary 2007: 22520
  • Median Salary 2008: 22730
  • Median Salary 2009: 22660
  • Median Salary 2010: 22830
  • Total Employed 2006: 1060
  • Total Employed 2007: 1140
  • Total Employed 2008: 1320
  • Total Employed 2009: 1340
  • Total Employed 2010: 1140

Oregon vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Oregon vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Oregon: 1.616% (1140)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Oregon

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1. Carrington College - Portland

2004 Lloyd Center- 3rd Floor
Portland, OR 97232-1309
(503) 761-6100

Carrington College-Portland is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Oregon offering veterinary assisting.

2. Portland Community College

12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
(503) 244-6111

Portland Community College offers one program in veterinary assisting and it is in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Oregon.

3. Linn-Benton Community College

6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
(541) 917-4999

Linn-Benton Community College is located in Albany, OR and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Oregon offering veterinary assisting.