Average Veterinarian Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Veterinarian in United Kingdom is £31,692.
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£23k - £48k
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£23k - £49k

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Job Description for Veterinarian

Veterinarian Tasks
  • Examine animals to detect and determine health, injury, or illnesses.
  • Counsel pet owners around treatment and diagnosis, and perform authorization when required.
  • Administer vaccinations and collect samples for testing for pathogens or diseases.
  • Provide immediate treatment and care including diagnosis, prescriptions, and/or advice and behavior changes.

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Popular Skills for Veterinarian

Skills in Medicine / Surgery, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Internal Medicine are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Veterinarian

An entry-level Veterinarian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £25,465 based on 29 salaries. An early career Veterinarian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,977 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Veterinarian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,238 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Veterinarian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,226 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £41,339.
Employees with Veterinarian in their job title in Chelmsford, England: Essex earn an average of 21.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (17.9% more) and Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Norwich, England: Norfolk (22.7% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (7.6% less).

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