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Veterinarians Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinarians in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinarians amongst Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Veterinarians in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,610
25th Percentile Wage
$66,140
50th Percentile Wage
$75,900
75th Percentile Wage
$91,530
90th Percentile Wage
$109,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.73
25th Percentile Wage
$31.80
50th Percentile Wage
$36.49
75th Percentile Wage
$44.01
90th Percentile Wage
$52.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinarians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.44. The median hourly salary is $36.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.73.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of veterinarians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,9001.79%-0.13%
201574,5408.18%-
201468,440-14.48%-
201378,3503.00%-
201276,000--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Alabama ranges from $56,310 to $101,660. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Alabama is Auburn-Opelika with a median annual salary of $101,660. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Mobile (mean annual salary $85,790). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Auburn-Opelika
$101,660
Mobile
$85,790
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$80,340
Birmingham-Hoover
$74,770
Montgomery
$74,150
Huntsville
$73,720
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$64,550
Tuscaloosa
$60,220
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$56,310



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