Vet Tech Schools In North Dakota

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

How to become a Veterinary Technician in North Dakota

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

If you wish to become a vet tech in North Dakota 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 North Dakota. As a final step you will need to obtain your license before securing employment as a veterinary technician.

Accredited Vet Tech Programs in North Dakota

SchoolAreaDegree Level 
North Dakota State UniversityFargo, ND Bachelor of Science

There are currently 1 accredited veterinary technician programs in North Dakota.

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

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North Dakota 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 North Dakota.

The North Dakota Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners 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 5001, Bismarck, ND 58502
Phone: 701-328-9540
Email: ndbvme@nd.gov
Website: http://ndbvme.org/?id=57

Vet Tech Salary North Dakota

Average Vet Tech Salary$36,290
Hourly Wage$17.45
Top 10% of Earners$55,210
Bottom 10% of Earners$25,760
#'s Employed260

According to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data (May 2017) the average veterinary technician salary in North Dakota is $36,290 – 5% above the national average of $34,710.

This  represents an hourly wage of $17.45.

There are currently 260 persons employed as veterinary technicians in North Dakota.

North Dakota Vet Tech Employment and Salaries by Metro Area

If a career as a veterinary technician in North Dakota 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 North Dakota.

Metro AreaAverage SalaryHourly WageTop 10%Bottom 10%# Employed
Asheville, NC$32,740$15.74$40,540$24,990290
Burlington, NC$30,240$14.54$41,260$25,170-
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC$31,700$15.24$38,870$24,010720
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC$33,180$15.95$42,180$25,730170
Fayetteville, NC$26,810$12.89$32,740$18,20080
Greensboro-High Point, NC$32,770$15.76$47,110$25,000-
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC$30,550$14.69$42,860$21,290100
Jacksonville, NC$27,810$13.37$37,280$19,980-
Raleigh, NC$33,100$15.92$40,500$24,100-
Wilmington, NC$27,870$13.40$34,270$21,950190
Winston-Salem, NC$29,850$14.35$39,320$21,280240

Vet Tech V’s Related Careers

The first table compares salary and employment data between veterinary technicians and veterinarians and veterinary assistants in North Dakota.

 Salary# Employed
Vet Tech$36,290260
Veterinarian$96,090230
Vet Assistant$31,060110

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

 Salary# Employed          
Vet Tech$36,290260
Medical Assistants$35,500620
Nursing Assistants$32,8807,310
Dental Assistants$45,600730
X Ray Tech$61,270100
Ultrasound Tech$68,910120