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Veterinarians Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinarians in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinarians amongst Iowa 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Veterinarians in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,510
25th Percentile Wage
$65,690
50th Percentile Wage
$79,740
75th Percentile Wage
$99,150
90th Percentile Wage
$123,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of veterinarians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,740
-0.34% 8.00%
2016
$80,010
2.46% -
2015
$78,040
1.13% -
2014
$77,160
5.42% -
2013
$72,980
-0.52% -
2012
$73,360
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Iowa ranges from $60,460 to $95,990. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $95,990. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Ames (mean annual salary $92,530). The lowest paying area is Dubuque with a median annual salary of $60,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$95,990
Ames
$92,530
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$85,790
Cedar Rapids
$84,150
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$82,470
Iowa City
$81,110
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$79,380
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$77,640
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$73,580
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$72,520
Dubuque
$60,460




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