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What is the average salary for a Veterinarian?

The average salary of a Veterinarian is $96,140. Salaries start from $53,270 and go up to $149,530. Please note that the average salary for a Veterinarian may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $149,530
Starting ($53.3k)
Junior ($69.0k)
Experienced ($86.6k)
Senior ($112.0k)
Highest ($149.5k)
Highest

The top 10% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$149,530
Senior

The top 25% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$111,960
Experienced

The middle 50% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$86,640
Junior

The bottom 25% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$69,020
Starting

The bottom 10% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$53,270

Historical salary

Veterinarian salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Hawaii 122,150 1
Connecticut 121,480 2
New York 115,350 3
Pennsylvania 114,640 4
California 113,660 5
Delaware 109,650 6
New Jersey 109,430 7
Maryland 106,030 8
Rhode Island 104,490 9
Texas 102,750 10
District of Columbia 101,890 11
Michigan 101,020 12
Massachusetts 100,680 13
Virginia 100,050 14
Florida 99,950 15
New Hampshire 98,030 16
United States 96,140 17
Ohio 95,010 18
Colorado 94,950 19
South Carolina 92,910 20
North Carolina 92,180 21
Indiana 90,180 22
Nevada 90,040 23
Illinois 89,190 24
Vermont 88,630 25
Oregon 88,120 26
Oklahoma 88,090 27
Tennessee 87,790 28
Arkansas 87,580 29
West Virginia 87,510 30
Wisconsin 87,060 31
Alaska 85,970 32
Washington 85,860 33
South Dakota 85,760 34
Maine 84,950 35
Kentucky 84,660 36
Idaho 84,200 37
North Dakota 82,920 38
Arizona 82,860 39
Missouri 82,470 40
Utah 81,800 41
Kansas 81,800 42
Georgia 81,230 43
Minnesota 80,930 44
Iowa 80,720 45
Nebraska 80,600 46
Alabama 79,820 47
Louisiana 76,430 48
Wyoming 76,410 49
New Mexico 76,360 50
Mississippi 74,450 51
Montana 67,080 52
Puerto Rico 59,940 53

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