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Late-Career Veterinarian Salary (United States)

Median pay for Late-Career Veterinarians is around $81K annually. Total cash compensation to Late-Career Veterinarians bottoms out near $56K and approaches $134K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $21K from bonuses and almost $13K from profit sharing. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Veterinarians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Late-Career Veterinarians (57 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to more than half, and nearly one in five earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Late-Career Veterinarian Salary (?
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$51,353 - $124,386
(Median)
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81K
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MEDIAN: $80,549
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Late-Career Veterinarian Salary (?
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$30.80 - $67.17
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,353 - $124,386  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,759  
Profit Sharing
$2,086 - $12,723  
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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$55,935 - $134,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 268
National Hourly Rate 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$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$30.80 - $67.17  
   
Overtime
$5.50 - $200.00  
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.
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,759  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,086 - $12,723  
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).
)
$55,935 - $134,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Veterinarian Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 17%
Preventative Medicine
up arrow 14%
Internal Medicine
up arrow 11%
General Surgery
up arrow 9%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
National Average
$86,000
Emergency Medicine
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 42%