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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Portland, Oregon

There are three schools close to Portland, OR offering veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 133 students graduated from programs at Portland veterinary assistant schools. 106 of all these students graduated with certificates and 27 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 136 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in this city every year. This accounts for about 87% of students who schools in the state of Oregon graduate from veterinary assistant programs. More specifically, 106 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 27 with an associate's level degree.

Three veterinary assistant schools are located in Portland. Of these, one school is private, while two schools are public. Public veterinary assistant school tuition varies from $3,016 to $3,405, while private veterinary assistant school tuitions are $13,475.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $3,686. While the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $13,475 per year, is at Carrington College-Portland, the lowest tuition in Portland, which is $3,016 per year, is at Portland Community College.

Portland veterinary assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Portland, Oregon

On average, 136 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in this city every year. This accounts for about 87% of students who schools in the state of Oregon graduate from veterinary assistant programs. More specifically, 106 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 27 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Portland, Oregon

  • Certificate 2006: 110
  • Certificate 2007: 130
  • Certificate 2008: 121
  • Certificate 2009: 119
  • Certificate 2010: 106
  • Associate 2006: 22
  • Associate 2007: 17
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 24
  • Associate 2010: 27

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Portland, Oregon

Schools in Portland offer a total of three programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, about 66% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Portland, 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: 19890
  • 25th Percentile: 21150
  • Median: 22990
  • 75th Percentile: 25110
  • 90th Percentile: 28970

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: 21690
  • Median Salary 2007: 22820
  • Median Salary 2008: 22620
  • Median Salary 2009: 22440
  • Median Salary 2010: 22990
  • Total Employed 2006: 450
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 840
  • Total Employed 2010: 800

Portland vs Oregon Veterinary Assistant Employment

Portland vs Oregon Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Portland: 70.175% (800)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Portland, Oregon

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1. Carrington College - Portland

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

Carrington College-Portland, which is just 9.0 miles from Tigard, is just a short commute away from within Portland and it is one of several campuses. and this school offers one program in veterinary assisting. 943 students pursue degrees in eight programs at this school, overall.

2. Portland Community College

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

Portland Community College, which is located just 3.0 miles from Lake Oswego, is just a short commute away from within Portland and it offers one veterinary assistant program. It is the only community college in Portland.