Average Veterinarians with Emergency Medicine skills make around $78K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Female Veterinarians with Emergency Medicine skills make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by nearly two in five. For the most part, Veterinarians with Emergency Medicine skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$56,454 - $114,239
(Median)
$56K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,853
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$11.74 - $71.96
(Median)
$12
$39
$72
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,454 - $114,239  
   
Bonus
$125.00 - $16,500  
Profit Sharing
$19,518  
Commission
$1,192 - $73,974  
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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$57,840 - $121,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 342
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $71.96  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $121.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$125.00 - $16,500  
   
Commission
$1,192 - $73,974  
Profit Sharing
$19,518  
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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$57,840 - $121,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Pay by Experience Level for Veterinarian

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $78K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $82K. On average, Veterinarians with Emergency Medicine skills make $95K following one to two decades on the job. Veterinarians with Emergency Medicine skills who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $90K.

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Experience Affects Veterinarian Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$81,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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