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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
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or $17.71 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Assisting and Caring for Others (87)
Social Perceptiveness (53)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (52)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Veterinary Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 19.6% by 2031
'Veterinary Technologists and Technicians' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Veterinary Technologists and Technicians' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Veterinary Technologists and Technicians' was $36,850, or $17.71 hourly
'Veterinary Technologists and Technicians' are paid 19.5% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as veterinary technologists and technicians?
As of 2021 there were 118,670 people employed as Veterinary Technologists and Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.08% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Veterinary Technologists and Technicians.
Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.
SOC Code: 29-2056.00
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