Veterinarian Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Veterinarian in Chicago, Illinois is $72,004 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Medicine / Surgery, 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.

$48,114 - $103,055

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$48,114 - $103,055  
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$48,535 - $113,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 32%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 29%

Preventative Medicine
up arrow 26%

General Surgery
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.


81 %
19 %

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: 72% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 28%