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Veterinarians Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,430
25th Percentile Wage
$73,450
50th Percentile Wage
$99,850
75th Percentile Wage
$133,720
90th Percentile Wage
$160,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $160,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,430.

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
$99,850
0.54% 8.59%
2016
$99,310
-3.67% -
2015
$102,950
-0.93% -
2014
$103,910
6.43% -
2013
$97,230
6.13% -
2012
$91,270
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $58,400 to $113,210. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh with a median annual salary of $113,210. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $112,470). The lowest paying area is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with a median annual salary of $58,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pittsburgh
$113,210
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$112,470
Lebanon
$111,770
Reading
$109,850
Philadelphia
$108,780
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$106,000
Erie
$105,700
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$101,570
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$100,510
Newark-Union
$98,410
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$97,320
York-Hanover
$97,090
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$92,980
State College
$92,360
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$89,020
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$87,350
Johnstown
$81,230
Lancaster
$70,620
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$58,400




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