What is the average salary for a Veterinarian?

Annual / Hourly

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.

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

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics