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What is the average salary for a Veterinarian?

The average salary of a Veterinarian is $46.2. Salaries start from $25.6 and go up to $71.9. 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 $71.9
Starting ($25.61)
Junior ($33.18)
Experienced ($41.66)
Senior ($53.83)
Highest ($71.89)
Highest

The top 10% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$71.9
Senior

The top 25% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$53.8
Experienced

The middle 50% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$41.7
Junior

The bottom 25% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$33.2
Starting

The bottom 10% of Veterinarians in United States earn:

$25.6

Historical salary

Veterinarian salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Hawaii 58.7 1
Connecticut 58.4 2
New York 55.5 3
Pennsylvania 55.1 4
California 54.7 5
Delaware 52.7 6
New Jersey 52.6 7
Maryland 51.0 8
Rhode Island 50.2 9
Texas 49.4 10
District of Columbia 49.0 11
Michigan 48.6 12
Massachusetts 48.4 13
Virginia 48.1 14
Florida 48.1 15
New Hampshire 47.1 16
United States 46.2 17
Ohio 45.7 18
Colorado 45.7 19
South Carolina 44.7 20
North Carolina 44.3 21
Indiana 43.4 22
Nevada 43.3 23
Illinois 42.9 24
Vermont 42.6 25
Oregon 42.4 26
Oklahoma 42.4 27
Tennessee 42.2 28
Arkansas 42.1 29
West Virginia 42.1 30
Wisconsin 41.9 31
Alaska 41.3 32
Washington 41.3 33
South Dakota 41.2 34
Maine 40.8 35
Kentucky 40.7 36
Idaho 40.5 37
North Dakota 39.9 38
Arizona 39.8 39
Missouri 39.7 40
Utah 39.3 41
Kansas 39.3 42
Georgia 39.1 43
Minnesota 38.9 44
Iowa 38.8 45
Nebraska 38.8 46
Alabama 38.4 47
Louisiana 36.8 48
Wyoming 36.7 49
New Mexico 36.7 50
Mississippi 35.8 51
Montana 32.3 52
Puerto Rico 28.8 53

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