Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Veterinarian is R480,937
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Veterinarians?
An early career Veterinarian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R438,271 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Veterinarian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R543,399 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Veterinarian with …Read more
What Do Veterinarians Do?
A veterinarian performs a wide variety of services related to animal health; the work is usually done at a private practice, though it can occur at a facility such as an animal care and control center or a zoo. Some common services that are performed by veterinarians are check ups, vaccinations, administering medicine, spaying and neutering, and other surgeries. For veterinarians who work with pets, the veterinarian communicates regularly with owners on how to best provide care and discusses …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.