Veterinarians Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Veterinarians in the United States is around $129110 per year.

How much do Veterinarians make in the United States?

In the United States, Veterinarians earn an average hourly wage of $62.07 and a mean annual wage of $129110.

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Veterinarians earnings by experience

For Veterinarians positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $29.98 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $39.7 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $49.64, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $63.93. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $83.89 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Veterinarians roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $62350 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $82580 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $103260. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $132980, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $174500 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Veterinarians

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Earnings for Junior-level Veterinarians

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Earnings for Mid-level Veterinarians

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Earnings for Senior-level Veterinarians

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Earnings for Top-level Veterinarians

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)