Veterinary Assisting



Graduates can be employed as veterinary assistants or animal caretakers in veterinary clinics, humane societies, or pet stores.


The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Brookside Veterinary Hospital Cedar Falls, IA
Cedar Bend Humane Society Waterloo, IA
Cedar Valley Veterinary Center Cedar Falls, IA
Den Herder Veterinary Hospital Waterloo, IA
Pipestone Veterinary Services Independence, IA
PetSmart Waterloo, IA

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers $21,400 $29,400 $33,400

Source: 2020 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

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