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Employers of Veterinary Science majors in PR

Veterinarians

Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and other animals. Most veterinarians work in private clinics and hospitals. Others travel to farms, work in laboratories or classrooms, or work for the government. Veterinarians must have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited veterinary college, as well as a state license. The median annual wage for veterinarians was $90,420 in May 2017. Employment of veterinarians is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Overall job prospects are expected to be very good.

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers care for animals by performing routine tasks under the supervision of scientists, veterinarians, and veterinary technologists and technicians. Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers work mainly in clinics, animal hospitals, and research laboratories. Their work may be physically and emotionally demanding. Most veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers have a high school diploma and learn the occupation on the job. The median annual wage for veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers was $26,140 in May 2017. Employment of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. High occupational turnover should result in good job opportunities.

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Veterinary technologists and technicians perform medical tests under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian to assist in diagnosing the injuries and illnesses of animals. Veterinary technologists and technicians work in private clinics, laboratories, and animal hospitals. Their jobs may be physically or emotionally demanding. Many work evenings, weekends, or holidays. Veterinary technologists and technicians must complete a postsecondary program in veterinary technology. Technologists usually need a 4-year bachelor’s degree, and technicians need a 2-year associate’s degree. Typically, both technologists and technicians must take a credentialing exam and become registered, licensed, or certified, depending on the requirements of the state in which they work. The median annual wage for veterinary technologists and technicians was $33,400 in May 2017. Employment of veterinary technologists and technicians is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment is expected to grow as veterinarians continue to utilize technicians and technologists to do general care and lab work on household pets.

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Company City State
Guaynabo
PR
Aguadilla
PR
Canovanas
PR
Luis C Buitrago
Veterinaria Rexville
Bayamon
PR
Armando Guardia Mendizabal
Medical Zoo Animal Hospital
Carolina
PR
Gaspar M Davila Dvm
Clinica Veterinaria Guaynabo
Guaynabo
PR
San Juan
PR
Bayamon
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
Guaynabo
PR
Burgos, Maritza
Thunder's Hugs Foundation
Bayamon
PR
Arecibo
PR
Arecibo
PR
Asadvm LLC
Alejandrino Animal Hospital
Guaynabo
PR
Bayamon Hospital & Medical Supply, Inc.
Equipos Mdcos De Arcb/Carolina
Bayamon
PR
Humane Society of Puerto Rico Inc
SOCIEDAD PROTECTORA DE ANIMALE
Guaynabo
PR
Salinas
PR
Guaynabo
PR
Juncos
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
Bayamon
PR
Gurabo
PR
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