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Veterinarian Salary with Medicine / Surgery skills

The average pay for a Veterinarian with Medicine / Surgery skills is $72,842 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.

$50,716 - $101,569
(Median)
$51K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,841
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50%
90%

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$25.01 - $66.81
(Median)
$25
$46
$67
MEDIAN: $46.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,716 - $101,569  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,087  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $19,330  
Commission
$4,978 - $41,217  
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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$53,415 - $114,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 757
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$25.01 - $66.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $100.67  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,087  
   
Commission
$4,978 - $41,217  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $19,330  
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).
)
$53,415 - $114,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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Pay by Experience Level for Veterinarian with Medicine / Surgery skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Veterinarian with Medicine / Surgery skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 38%
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