Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Equine Veterinarian is $69,776
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Equine Veterinarians?
An entry-level Equine Veterinarian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,500 based on 5 salaries. An early career Equine Veterinarian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,035 based on 21 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Equine Veterinarians Do?
Equine veterinarians are responsible for the care, treatment, and medical procedures administered to horses. They also assist mares during the birthing process, as well as with fertility and prenatal issues, and other duties include routine health checkups of horses, administering immunization and medication, and any emergency medical needs a horse may have.
A strong understanding of equine anatomy and physiology is essential for this position, as broken bones and wounds must be cleaned and …Read more
- 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.