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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Chester, Pennsylvania

There are four schools located around Chester, PA offering veterinary assistant programs. 97 students graduated from programs at Chester veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 69 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 28 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

92 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Chester, on average, each year. This accounts for 22% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. Of those, 28 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 69 with an associate's level degree.

Four veterinary assistant schools are in Chester. Out of these, two schools are private, while two schools are public. While tuition at a public veterinary assistant school is $3,720, tuition at a private veterinary assistant school varies from $13,238 to $18,950.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $9,961. The highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $18,950 every year, is at Harcum College, while the lowest tuition in Chester, which is $3,720 each year, is at Camden County College.

Schools in Chester offer certificates and associates degrees in veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chester, Pennsylvania

92 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Chester, on average, each year. This accounts for 22% of veterinary assistant students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. Of those, 28 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 69 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chester, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 12
  • Certificate 2009: 27
  • Certificate 2010: 28
  • Associate 2006: 78
  • Associate 2007: 87
  • Associate 2008: 75
  • Associate 2009: 82
  • Associate 2010: 69

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Chester, Pennsylvania

Chester schools offer a total of four programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, about 75% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Chester, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3

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: 18340
  • 25th Percentile: 21550
  • Median: 25330
  • 75th Percentile: 32070
  • 90th Percentile: 49770

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: 22770
  • Median Salary 2007: 22830
  • Median Salary 2008: 21960
  • Median Salary 2009: 21830
  • Median Salary 2010: 25330
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 790
  • Total Employed 2008: 940
  • Total Employed 2009: 1130
  • Total Employed 2010: 1130

Chester vs Pennsylvania Veterinary Assistant Employment

Chester vs Pennsylvania Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Chester: 37.793% (1130)

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1. Camden County College

College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 8012
(856) 227-7200

2. Harcum College

750 Montgomery Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3470
(610) 525-4100

3. The Lancaster County Career and Technology Center

1730 Hans Herr Dr
Willow Street, PA 17584
(717) 464-7050

4. Manor College

700 Fox Chase Rd
Jenkintown, PA 19046-3399
(215) 885-2360