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Veterinarians Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,550
25th Percentile Wage
$59,200
50th Percentile Wage
$77,530
75th Percentile Wage
$95,810
90th Percentile Wage
$116,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $116,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.90
25th Percentile Wage
$28.46
50th Percentile Wage
$37.27
75th Percentile Wage
$46.06
90th Percentile Wage
$56.24

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinarians in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.24. The median hourly salary is $37.27. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.90.

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
201677,530-2.44%1.19%
201579,420-4.02%-
201482,6103.09%-
201380,0604.31%-
201276,610--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Georgia ranges from $57,680 to $87,680. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Georgia is Savannah with a median annual salary of $87,680. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $84,130). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Savannah
$87,680
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$84,130
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$81,640
Gainesville
$72,050
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$69,070
Albany
$61,470
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$61,230
Athens-Clarke County
$61,040
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$57,680


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