Average Veterinarian Salary

$85,604
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$62k
MEDIAN
$86k
90%
$121k

The average salary for a Veterinarian is $85,604

Base Salary
$62k - $121k
Bonus
$606 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$298 - $35k
Commission
$4k - $40k
Total Pay
$64k - $132k
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What Do Veterinarians Do?

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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Job Satisfaction for Veterinarian

3.7 out of 5
(368)
Highly Satisfied
28Reviews
Based on 368 responses, the job of Veterinarian has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.73 out of 5. On average, Veterinarians are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
78.1%
Male
21.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.8%
This data is based on 1,340 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

70%

Dental

43%

Vision

35%

None

29%