Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 09, 2012
People interested in a career as a veterinary technician now have a centralized location where they can go to find the answers they need to help navigate the veterinary profession. Veterinary Technician Today (http://www.veterinarytechniciantoday.com) was recently launched to serve the increasing demand of career-hopefuls pursuing the education, training, and qualifications necessary to join and prosper in the profession.
The position of a veterinary technician is one of the fastest growing and in demand jobs in the professional medical field today. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for veterinary technicians is expected to grow by 52% between 2010 and 2020, much faster than the average job growth.
Veterinary Technician Today is a free and comprehensive resource for people considering a career in the veterinary field. Whether it’s a high school student exploring career options, a college student deciding on a major, or an adult looking for a career change, the website provides all the information people need to consider before beginning the process of becoming a veterinary technician, including:
- An overview of what a veterinary technician does
- How to choose a veterinary technician school
- The training, education, and credentials required
- The different specialties within the field
- The job market outlook for veterinary technicians
- How much veterinary technicians earn
Veterinary Technician Today visitors will find the site organized by easy-to-use section headings, including schools, training, credentials, specialties, jobs, and salary. Inside each section are detailed descriptions of each category that provide a comprehensive overview of the topic.
Veterinary technicians assist, work under and with the close supervision of a licensed veterinarian. A vet tech’s job entails a wide array of tasks and procedures, including everything short of performing surgery, diagnosing illnesses and ailments, prescribing medications or any other activity that is prohibited by each state’s individual veterinary practice act.
As the US economy struggles to improve and the job market still recovering, veterinary technicians remain in high demand and are projected to remain that way in the foreseeable future, making it one of the smartest and safest career choices available today.
To learn more about what prospective vet techs can expect in the profession, as well as what it takes to get there, visit the site at http://www.veterinarytechniciantoday.com.