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Highest Paying Cities for Veterinarians

The top 100 highest paying cities for veterinarians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of veterinarians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $177,160, Jacksonville, Florida is the highest paying city for veterinarians. It is followed by Palm Coast, Florida (average annual salary $166,730). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of veterinarians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Veterinarians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Jacksonville, Florida
$177,160
300
2 Palm Coast, Florida
$166,730
30
3 El Paso, Texas
$146,110
90
4 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$145,390
90
5 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$145,110
60
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$140,530
290
7 Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$137,450
100
8 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$136,320
40
9 San Rafael, USA
$133,930
60
10 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$133,300
40
11 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$129,080
580
12 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$128,750
1,310
13 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$127,930
370
14 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$127,550
60
15 Camden, New Jersey
$127,130
280
16 Springfield, Massachusetts
$126,590
140
17 Sussex County, Delaware
$126,580
40
18 Brunswick, Georgia
$125,660
30
19 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$123,940
760
20 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$123,390
130
21 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$122,710
80
22 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$122,570
630
23 Yuba City, California
$122,450
30
24 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$122,280
200
25 Macon, Georgia
$122,130
30
26 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$121,900
50
27 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$120,490
200
28 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$119,330
790
29 Dayton, Ohio
$118,410
200
30 Prescott, Arizona
$117,440
60
31 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$117,250
140
32 Columbia, South Carolina
$117,080
200
33 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$116,430
210
34 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$116,330
1,060
35 Kingston, New York
$116,010
50
36 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$115,990
1,710
37 Honolulu, Hawaii
$115,740
100
38 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$115,630
2,090
39 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$115,580
510
40 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$115,160
180
41 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$114,810
3,240
42 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$114,320
290
43 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$114,260
460
44 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$113,910
640
45 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$113,210
510
46 Dover, Delaware
$112,640
40
47 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$112,470
1,410
48 Redding, California
$112,460
60
49 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$111,870
1,770
50 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$111,770
40
51 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$111,580
40
52 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$111,360
620
53 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$111,130
240
54 Syracuse, New York
$111,070
140
55 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$111,010
90
56 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$110,620
790
57 Nashua, New Hampshire
$110,590
80
58 Peoria, Illinois
$110,110
90
59 East Stroudsburg, USA
$109,980
50
60 Reading, Pennsylvania
$109,850
60
61 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$109,660
260
62 Chico, California
$109,430
50
63 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$108,780
360
64 Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana
$108,360
40
65 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$108,110
630
66 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
$107,910
90
67 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$107,840
540
68 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$107,420
260
69 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$107,090
50
70 Joplin, Missouri
$106,940
30
71 Binghamton, New York
$106,890
50
72 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$106,400
60
73 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$106,330
970
74 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$106,090
140
75 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$106,000
50
76 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$105,730
1,990
77 Erie, Pennsylvania
$105,700
70
78 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$105,570
440
79 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, Michigan
$105,470
50
80 Bellingham, Washington
$105,440
40
81 Utica-Rome, New York
$105,440
30
82 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$105,280
300
83 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$104,980
1,350
84 Visalia-Porterville, California
$104,490
60
85 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$104,340
40
86 Bismarck, North Dakota
$103,600
50
87 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$103,550
210
88 Salinas, California
$103,190
80
89 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$102,710
710
90 Roanoke, Virginia
$102,230
100
91 Asheville, North Carolina
$101,840
200
92 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$101,750
210
93 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$101,650
680
94 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$101,600
50
95 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$101,570
150
96 Toledo, Ohio
$101,140
120
97 Rochester, Minnesota
$101,090
40
98 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$100,510
90
99 New Haven, Connecticut
$99,980
120
100 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$99,710
90
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