Utica, NY (population: 57,570) has one veterinary assistant school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. SUNY College of Technology at Delhi has a total student population of 3,183. It is the 3746th highest ranked school in the USA and the 260th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Veterinary Assistant students from Utica schools who go on to become veterinary assistants, veterinary technicians, veterinarian assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 71,350 people working as veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $23,400. Also, Veterinary technologists and technicians make on average $30,580 per year and there are about 79,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Utica-Rome area alone, there are 40 employed veterinary technologists and technicians earning an average salary of $33,830. Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in this area earn $23,820/yr and there are ** employed.
Utica lies in Oneida county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Utica-Rome area has 126,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.2% unemployment rate, $18.45/hr average worker wage, and a $38,370 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Utica are held by veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers, and 0.309/1000 are held by veterinary technologists and technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, SUNY College of Technology at Delhi ends up costing a student $12,329/yr.
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