Veterinary Technologist Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 102,000 Veterinary Technologists in the United States. The Veterinary Technologist job market is expected to grow by 20% between 2016 and 2026.

Veterinary Technologist Employability Rating

B- Sokanu rates Veterinary Technologists with a B- employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 24,800 Veterinary Technologists. That number is based on 20,400 additional Veterinary Technologists, and the retirement of 4,400 existing Veterinary Technologists.

Supply of Veterinary Technologists

The Veterinary Technologist industry is concentrated in Texas, California, and Florida.

Veterinary Technologist Job Market by State

State name Employed Veterinary Technologists
Texas 10,570
California 9,780
Florida 8,070
Pennsylvania 5,650
New York 4,660
Illinois 4,040
Colorado 3,920
Ohio 3,360
North Carolina 3,340
Massachusetts 3,170
Georgia 2,940
New Jersey 2,880
Maryland 2,670
Michigan 2,520
Minnesota 2,380
Washington 2,120
Wisconsin 2,110
Virginia 1,820
Oregon 1,810
South Carolina 1,790
Missouri 1,700
Tennessee 1,680
Connecticut 1,660
Indiana 1,640
Arizona 1,580
Kentucky 1,380
Louisiana 1,150
Utah 1,000
Alabama 1,000
Iowa 870
New Hampshire 860
Oklahoma 820
Nebraska 800
Kansas 740
Maine 720
New Mexico 670
Nevada 620
Idaho 600
Mississippi 540
Vermont 450
Delaware 410
Arkansas 400
Hawaii 390
West Virginia 330
South Dakota 290
North Dakota 260
Wyoming 250
Montana 250
Alaska 190
District of Columbia 150
Puerto Rico 100

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