Career Outlook for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

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Also known as:
Laboratory Animal Caretaker, Veterinarian Assistant, Veterinarian Helper, Veterinary Attendant

The overall job outlook for Veterinary Assistant and Laboratory Animal Caretaker careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 40.77 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.55 percent per year. Demand for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers is expected to go up, with an expected 16,380 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 1.84 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers in the following states

California 13,040
Texas 6,950
Florida 5,190
New York 4,810
Virginia 4,140
North Carolina 4,130
Ohio 4,090
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

District of Columbia
70
Vermont
80
North Dakota
130
Alaska
140
South Dakota
140
Wyoming
190
Delaware
190