Veterinarian Salary with Medicine / Surgery skills (United States)

The average pay for a Veterinarian with Medicine / Surgery skills is $72,204 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Veterinarian with Medicine / Surgery skills Total Pay (?
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$50,365 - $102,185
(Median)
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72K
87K
100K
MEDIAN: $72,203
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Veterinarian with Medicine / Surgery skills Total Pay (?
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$25.00 - $66.53
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,365 - $102,185  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,960  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $19,727  
Commission
$8,000 - $40,000  
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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$52,594 - $118,235  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 609
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$25.00 - $66.53  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $110.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,960  
   
Commission
$8,000 - $40,000  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $19,727  
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).
)
$52,594 - $118,235  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 609
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 33%
Denver
up arrow 27%
Chicago
up arrow 25%
San Diego
up arrow 18%
Dallas
up arrow 11%
Charlotte
up arrow 10%
Houston
up arrow 5%
Seattle
up arrow 2%
National Average
$76,000
Portland
up arrow 8%
St. Louis
up arrow 14%
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Experience Affects Veterinarian with Medicine / Surgery skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$76,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 147 votes.
Gender
Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 38%
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