Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Veterinarian make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$116,575 / yrTotal Pay
$91,593 / yrBase Pay
$24,983 / yrAdditional Pay

$116,575

 / yr
$47K$309K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Veterinarian is $116,575 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $91,593 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $24,983 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Veterinarian salary is $91,593. Salaries can range from $47,254 - $308,791. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Veterinarian in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $116,575.

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Banfield Pet Hospital
3.2

Banfield Pet Hospital

Veterinarian

$113,280

 /yr
Range: $36K - $172K

$36K

$172K

$36,034 - $172,194 Range

VCA
3.3

VCA

Veterinarian

$106,357

 /yr
Range: $57K - $252K

$57K

$252K

$56,512 - $252,083 Range

VetCor
3.5

VetCor

Veterinarian - Monthly

$2,313

 /mo
Range: $2K - $16K

$2K

$16K

$2,313 - $16,275 Range

Petco
3.2

Petco

Veterinarian

$84,993

 /yr
Range: $78K - $107K

$78K

$107K

$78,341 - $106,617 Range

Shot Vet
4.0

Shot Vet

Veterinarian - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $41 - $49

$41

$49

$41 - $49 Range

Thrive Pet Healthcare
3.9

$108,890

 /yr
Range: $80K - $178K

$80K

$178K

$79,963 - $177,695 Range

National Veterinary Associates
3.7

$84K

$178K

$84,028 - $177,695 Range

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BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital
3.2

$34K

$182K

$34,000 - $182,256 Range

PetVet Care Centers
2.7

$94,896

 /yr
Range: $60K - $167K

$60K

$167K

$59,574 - $166,589 Range

MedVet
3.9

MedVet

Veterinarian

$133,366

 /yr
Range: $91K - $222K

$91K

$222K

$90,801 - $221,845 Range

Lap of Love
3.8

Lap of Love

Veterinarian

$84,633

 /yr
Range: $67K - $100K

$67K

$100K

$66,955 - $99,953 Range

Banfield Pet Hospital
3.2

$66,471

 /yr
Range: $52K - $94K

$52K

$94K

$51,504 - $93,574 Range

$82,928

 /yr
Range: $76K - $100K

$76K

$100K

$75,811 - $99,665 Range

U.S. Department of Agriculture
4.0

$85,677

 /yr
Range: $77K - $106K

$77K

$106K

$77,261 - $105,666 Range

2.0

Goraya Enterprises

Veterinarian

$74,859

 /yr
Range: $67K - $111K

$67K

$111K

$67,252 - $111,396 Range

Scion Staffing
4.9

Scion Staffing

Veterinarian

$126,793

 /yr
Range: $105K - $167K

$105K

$167K

$104,713 - $166,589 Range

San Francisco SPCA
2.8

San Francisco SPCA

Veterinarian

$135,237

 /yr
Range: $115K - $200K

$115K

$200K

$115,000 - $200,000 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Veterinarian

$99,451

 /yr
Range: $58K - $180K

$58K

$180K

$58,000 - $180,000 Range

UC Davis
4.3

UC Davis

Veterinarian

$76,624

 /yr
Range: $45K - $105K

$45K

$105K

$44,807 - $105,266 Range

The Ohio State University
4.1

$44,313

 /yr
Range: $32K - $100K

$32K

$100K

$31,500 - $99,630 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Veterinarian salaries

The national average salary for a Veterinarian is $93,839 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Veterinarian salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1350 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Veterinarian employees.

The highest salary for a Veterinarian in United States is $156,767 per year.

The lowest salary for a Veterinarian in United States is $56,171 per year.

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