Average Veterinary Surgeon Salary

$98,186
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$58k
MEDIAN
$98k
90%
$182k

The average salary for a Veterinary Surgeon is $98,186

Base Salary
$58k - $182k
Bonus
$97 - $25k
Commission
$79k - $132k
Total Pay
$55k - $201k
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What Do Veterinary Surgeons Do?

Veterinary Surgeon Tasks
  • Perform surgery on small domestic animals or pets and/or farm animals.
  • May also perform research and / or teach courses at a veterinary school.
  • Specialize in advanced surgical procedures such as joint replacement, oncological surgery and complicated wound management.
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Job Satisfaction for Veterinary Surgeon

3.7 out of 5
(7)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 7 responses, the job of Veterinary Surgeon has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.71 out of 5. On average, Veterinary Surgeons are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
73.5%
Male
26.5%
This data is based on 34 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

79%

Dental

61%

Vision

46%

None

21%