Animal Health Technologists and Veterinary Technicians

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Provide technical support to veterinarians by caring for animals and assisting in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health disorders.

Outlook

Fair

Wage

Low: $13.00
Median: $18.03
High: $38.00

Training

  • Successful completion of a national registration examination may be required in some employment settings.
  • Registration with provincial animal health technologists' or veterinary technicians' associations is available, and is mandatory in some provinces.

Places of Employment

Veterinary clinics, animal hospitals, animal shelters, humane societies, zoos, animal research laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and government.

Regulated

No