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Veterinarians Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinarians in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinarians among Arizona 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 Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,330
25th Percentile Wage
$64,700
50th Percentile Wage
$85,110
75th Percentile Wage
$105,100
90th Percentile Wage
$155,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.12
25th Percentile Wage
$31.10
50th Percentile Wage
$40.92
75th Percentile Wage
$50.53
90th Percentile Wage
$74.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinarians in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.78. The median hourly salary is $40.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.12.

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
201685,110-1.05%2.88%
201586,0006.67%-
201480,260-4.15%-
201383,5901.11%-
201282,660--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Arizona ranges from $79,970 to $110,780. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Arizona is Prescott with a median annual salary of $110,780. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale (mean annual salary $84,670). The lowest paying area is Tucson with a median annual salary of $79,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Prescott
$110,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$84,670
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$83,130
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$81,730
Tucson
$79,970


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