Vet Tech Schools In Utah

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

How to become a Veterinary Technician in Utah

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

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

Accredited Vet Tech Programs in Utah

SchoolAreaDegree Level 
Broadview University – West Jordan?West Jordan, UT Associate of Applied Science

There are currently 1 accredited veterinary technician programs in Utah.

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

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Utah 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 Utah.

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Vet Tech Salary Utah

Average Vet Tech Salary$29,620
Hourly Wage$14.24
Top 10% of Earners$39,100
Bottom 10% of Earners$20,650
#'s Employed1,000

According to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data (May 2017) the average veterinary technician salary in Utah is $29,620 – 15% below the national average of $34,710.

This  represents an hourly wage of $14.24.

There are currently 1,000 persons employed as veterinary technicians in Utah.

Utah Vet Tech Employment and Salaries by Metro Area

If a career as a veterinary technician in Utah 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 Utah.

Metro AreaAverage SalaryHourly WageTop 10%Bottom 10%# Employed
Abilene, TX$27,040$13.00$35,110$20,520-
Amarillo, TX$28,500$13.70$39,090$20,450110
Austin-Round Rock, TX$28,190$13.55$37,470$19,1401,390
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX$25,060$12.05$37,900$16,550220
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX$34,550$16.61$52,870$22,15090
College Station-Bryan, TX$33,680$16.19$47,620$23,360300
Corpus Christi, TX$27,110$13.04$34,360$20,500110
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX$34,160$16.42$48,200$23,7702,900
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX$36,580$17.59$49,550$26,1201,880
El Paso, TX$27,290$13.12$37,210$20,100260
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX$29,700$14.28$38,470$20,3801,020
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX$29,270$14.07$39,620$19,7901,860
Killeen-Temple, TX$26,470$12.72$37,210$20,120-
Longview, TX$31,130$14.97$40,050$24,57080
Lubbock, TX$27,670$13.30$37,160$20,330150
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX$31,630$15.21$49,770$19,930110
Midland, TX$31,950$15.36$47,660$21,29040
Odessa, TX$29,350$14.11$36,910$23,52040
San Angelo, TX$25,580$12.30$36,210$17,59060
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX$31,230$15.01$40,130$23,4101,380
Sherman-Denison, TX$30,820$14.82$38,120$22,02060
Tyler, TX$26,830$12.90$36,740$19,730110
Victoria, TX$31,810$15.29$39,210$22,52060
Waco, TX$25,060$12.05$31,770$17,930110

Vet Tech V’s Related Careers

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

 Salary# Employed
Vet Tech$29,6201,000
Veterinarian$79,000390
Vet Assistant$22,590440

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

 Salary# Employed          
Vet Tech$29,6201,000
Medical Assistants$32,0107,180
Nursing Assistants$26,1509,850
Dental Assistants$30,2705,220
X Ray Tech$62,490190
Ultrasound Tech$75,940500