Experienced Veterinarian Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Experienced Veterinarian is $78,961 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Surgery, Emergency Medicine, and Acupuncture.
Experienced Veterinarian Salary (?
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$51,059 - $112,448
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $78,961
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Experienced Veterinarian Salary (?
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$30.01 - $74.51
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MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,059 - $112,448  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,780  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $39,453  
Commission
$19.87 - $40,268  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,333 - $124,855  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 583
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$30.01 - $74.51  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $200.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,780  
   
Commission
$19.87 - $40,268  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $39,453  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,333 - $124,855  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Chicago
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National Average
$83,000
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Skills That Affect Experienced Veterinarian Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 13%
Emergency Medicine
up arrow 12%
Acupuncture
up arrow 11%
Internal Medicine
up arrow 10%
Preventative Medicine
up arrow 7%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%
General Surgery
up arrow 1%
National Average
$83,000

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Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 37%
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