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How much do veterinarians get paid monthly?

Question #2207. Asked by me.
Last updated Aug 22 2016.

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Nationally, the average starting salary for all recent graduates of veterinary school is $2,490/month. Wages vary by the type of practice. Veterinarians who specialize in treating horses have the lowest starting wage. On average, they earn $2,290/month. Those who specialize in treating small animals, such as dogs and cats, start at an average of $2,580/month. Veterinarians who treat only large animals, such as cows, earn the highest entry wage. They receive about $3,290/month. The type of industry can also affect wages for veterinarians. Those who work for universities, often in research labs, earn the least. On average, their starting salary is $1,640/month. Veterinarians who work for industry or commercial businesses earn the highest starting salaries. They generally start at $3,710/month. Wages are higher for experienced veterinarians. The average salary for veterinarians in private practice is $4,790/month.

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The median salary for a veterinarian was 88,490 per year in 2015.


Response last updated by nautilator on Aug 22 2016.
Feb 03 2008, 7:48 PM
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