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Veterinarians Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,350
25th Percentile Wage
$78,610
50th Percentile Wage
$95,520
75th Percentile Wage
$118,740
90th Percentile Wage
$165,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $165,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,350.

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
$95,520
2.13% 5.59%
2016
$93,490
0.19% -
2015
$93,310
1.48% -
2014
$91,930
1.98% -
2013
$90,110
-0.08% -
2012
$90,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Texas ranges from $49,030 to $146,110. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Texas is El Paso with a median annual salary of $146,110. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $111,360). The lowest paying area is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $49,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
El Paso
$146,110
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$111,360
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$101,650
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$99,320
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$99,120
Corpus Christi
$99,070
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$96,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$95,270
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$95,070
Longview
$93,870
Tyler
$93,430
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$90,550
Midland
$90,480
Waco
$88,180
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$87,540
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$86,880
Fort Worth-Arlington
$86,100
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$84,730
Lubbock
$84,450
Sherman-Denison
$81,100
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$80,150
Amarillo
$76,530
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$71,790
College Station-Bryan
$49,030




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