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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
$54,320
25th Percentile Wage
$70,650
50th Percentile Wage
$90,540
75th Percentile Wage
$119,540
90th Percentile Wage
$160,720

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 $160,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid veterinarians is $54,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of veterinarians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,540
1.86% 6.60%
2016
$88,860
0.35% -
2015
$88,550
0.90% -
2014
$87,750
1.09% -
2013
$86,790
2.57% -
2012
$84,560
- -

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

The average salaries of veterinarians in six 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 management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry with an annual salary $128,540. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $90,440). For detailed veterinarians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$128,540
Scientific Research and Development Services
$103,100
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$102,820
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$90,540
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$90,440
Veterinary Services
$90,440

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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