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Veterinarians Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of veterinarians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare veterinarians salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Veterinarians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,430
25th Percentile Wage
$69,010
50th Percentile Wage
$88,860
75th Percentile Wage
$119,530
90th Percentile Wage
$162,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) veterinarians is $162,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $88,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid veterinarians is $52,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of veterinarians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,8600.35%4.84%
201588,5500.90%-
201487,7501.09%-
201386,7902.57%-
201284,560--

Compare Veterinarians Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of veterinarians in five industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for veterinarians occupations is the scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $102,930. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $88,750). For detailed veterinarians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$102,930
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$102,930
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$88,860
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$88,750
Veterinary Services
$88,750

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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