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Veterinary Technician Schools in Oregon

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

Overview

152 students graduate from veterinary technician programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary technician programs. More specifically, 124 students graduated with certificates in veterinary technology and 27 with a degree at the associate's level.

Three veterinary technician schools are located in this state. Out of these, two schools are public, while one school is private. While tuition at a private veterinary technician school is $13,475, public veterinary technician school tuition varies from $3,016 to $3,234.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary technology is $3,596. The lowest tuition in this northwestern state, which is $3,016 per year, is at Portland Community College, while the highest tuition for veterinary technician programs, which is $13,475 each year, is at Carrington College-Portland.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing veterinary technician.

Veterinary Technician Program Completions in Oregon 2006 - 2010

152 students graduate from veterinary technician programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary technician programs. More specifically, 124 students graduated with certificates in veterinary technology and 27 with a degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Technician 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 Technician Program Availability in Oregon

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

Veterinary Technician Program Availability in Oregon

  • 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: 22020
  • 25th Percentile: 25390
  • Median: 30500
  • 75th Percentile: 35080
  • 90th Percentile: 38400

Career Trends

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29590
  • Median Salary 2007: 30960
  • Median Salary 2008: 30010
  • Median Salary 2009: 29360
  • Median Salary 2010: 30500
  • Total Employed 2006: 1160
  • Total Employed 2007: 1260
  • Total Employed 2008: 1210
  • Total Employed 2009: 1170
  • Total Employed 2010: 1300

Oregon vs National Veterinary Technician Employment

Oregon vs National Veterinary Technician Employment

  • Employed in Oregon: 1.628% (1300)

Veterinary Technician 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 offers one veterinary technician program and it is near the heart of downtown. 943 students pursue degrees in eight Carrington College-Portland programs, overall. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Oregon offering veterinary technician programs.

2. Portland Community College

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

Portland Community College is in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon and this college offers one program in veterinary technology. It is one of 18 community colleges in Oregon. It is the largest institution in the state of Oregon offering veterinary technology in terms of programs.

3. Linn-Benton Community College

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

Linn-Benton Community College offers one veterinary technician program and this college is located in Albany, OR. 6,880 students seek degrees in 69 Linn-Benton Community College programs, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Oregon offering veterinary technician programs.