Average Veterinarian Salary

$86,235
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$63k
MEDIAN
$86k
90%
$122k

The average salary for a Veterinarian is $86,235

Base Salary
$63k - $122k
Bonus
$598 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$258 - $39k
Commission
$4k - $41k
Total Pay
$65k - $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

3.8 out of 5
(347)
Highly Satisfied
29Reviews
Based on 347 responses, the job of Veterinarian has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.75 out of 5. On average, Veterinarians are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
77.9%
Male
21.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.9%
This data is based on 1,262 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

71%

Dental

44%

Vision

35%

None

29%