Vet Tech Schools In New Hampshire

Browse below to learn how to become a veterinary technician (vet tech) in New Hampshire including advice on top schools, certification and licensing requirements, salaries and employment data.

How to become a Veterinary Technician in New Hampshire

Licensing, certification and registration requirements for veterinary technicians varies by state.

If you wish to become a vet tech in New Hampshire it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited veterinary technician/technology program.

Once you have graduated from an accredited program you will need to pass the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) exams – which are administered by the American Association of Veterinary – if you wish to work as a vet tech in New Hampshire. As a final step you will need to obtain your license before securing employment as a veterinary technician.

Accredited Vet Tech Programs in New Hampshire

SchoolAreaDegree Level 
Great Bay Community CollegePortsmouth, NH Associate in Science
University of New HampshireDurham, NH Associate in Applied Science

There are currently 2 accredited veterinary technician programs in New Hampshire.

Programs are accredited by the American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA).

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New Hampshire Vet Tech Licensing Requirements

Once you have successfully graduated from an accredited program and passed all necessary certification examinations you will need to apply for your veterinary technician license in New Hampshire.

The New Hampshire Veterinary Technician Association can provide more specific information on all the necessary certification and licensing requirements. You can contact them directly using the contact details below:

Address: PO Box 3342, Concord, NH 03302
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Email: info@nhvta.org
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Vet Tech Salary New Hampshire

Average Vet Tech Salary$34,330
Hourly Wage$16.50
Top 10% of Earners$47,150
Bottom 10% of Earners$23,920
#'s Employed860

According to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data (May 2017) the average veterinary technician salary in New Hampshire is $34,330 – 1% below the national average of $34,710.

This  represents an hourly wage of $16.50.

There are currently 860 persons employed as veterinary technicians in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Vet Tech Employment and Salaries by Metro Area

If a career as a veterinary technician in New Hampshire strongly appeals to you then it is a great time to pursue your dreams. The demand for vet techs has been steadily on the increase over the last ten years and is projected to grow by 14.7% over the coming years with an additional 14,330 jobs predicted to be created in the sector between 2016 and 2024.

The table below details salary and employment levels of veterinary technicians in the main towns and cities in New Hampshire.

Metro AreaAverage SalaryHourly WageTop 10%Bottom 10%# Employed
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV$36,370$17.49$53,250$22,820420
Reno, NV$39,030$18.76$52,840$26,660150

Vet Tech V’s Related Careers

The first table compares salary and employment data between veterinary technicians and veterinarians and veterinary assistants in New Hampshire.

 Salary# Employed
Vet Tech$34,330860
Veterinarian$104,400440
Vet Assistant$25,550370

The table below compares average veterinary technician salary and employment in New Hampshire with salary levels for related healthcare careers in the state.

 Salary# Employed          
Vet Tech$34,330860
Medical Assistants$35,8202,640
Nursing Assistants$31,0008,270
Dental Assistants$47,1701,310
X Ray Tech$72,260240
Ultrasound Tech$78,630230