Average Vet Tech Salary

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes regularly statistics on the Average Veterinary Technician (Vet Tech) Salary.  Its latest published figures relate to May 2010.  The national average vet tech salary was $14.92 per hour or an average annual salary of just over $31,000. The annual salary is estimated on the basis of a 40 […]

Vet Tech Employment

The prospects for Veterinary Technician (Vet Tech) employment in the next few years are encouraging.  There is evidence of increasing demand for veterinary care as pet owners become prepared to spend more on the welfare of their pets.  Even in recent recessionary times there is little sign of demand for vet services diminishing. Employment prospects […]

Vet Tech Notes

Veterinary technicians work with animals providing medical care and other forms of assisted care. A love of animals is the number one requirement for the job. You need to be able to handle a variety of animals that are ill or injured for the most part, providing the right diagnosis and treatment. Veterinary technicians work […]

How to Write and Pass the Vet Tech Exam

You love animals passionately, had an entire menagerie all through life and are now looking for a career that will be enjoyable and rewarding! Great news – one of the most rewarding careers is that of a vet tech that requires a deep love of animals. Veterinary technicians work with trained veterinarians to provide a […]

Vet Assistant Vs. Vet Tech – The Key Differences

Veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants both work in the veterinary profession providing animal healthcare services. There are however, distinct differences between the two professions as will be discussed. Vet assistant vs vet tech – duties A veterinary assistant is an important member of the veterinary team providing support to licensed veterinarians in the provision of […]