There are currently an estimated 83,800 veterinary assistants in the United States. The veterinary assistant job market is expected to grow by 19.3% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are veterinary assistants?
CareerExplorer rates veterinary assistants with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 25,600 veterinary assistants. That number is based on 16,200 additional veterinary assistants, and the retirement of 9,400 existing veterinary assistants.
What’s the supply of veterinary assistants?
The veterinary assistant industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida
Veterinary Assistant job market by state
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