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Veterinarian Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Veterinarian in Chicago, Illinois is $71,383 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Internal Medicine, Preventative Medicine, and General Surgery. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$49,665 - $102,401
MEDIAN: $71,382

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$49,665 - $102,401  
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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).
$50,167 - $114,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Experience Affects Veterinarian in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Veterinarian in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Internal Medicine
up arrow 30%

Preventative Medicine
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General Surgery
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

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


87 %
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 26%