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Veterinarians Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinarians in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinarians among Virginia cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,980
25th Percentile Wage
$74,520
50th Percentile Wage
$91,790
75th Percentile Wage
$121,120
90th Percentile Wage
$165,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $165,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.24
25th Percentile Wage
$35.83
50th Percentile Wage
$44.13
75th Percentile Wage
$58.23
90th Percentile Wage
$79.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinarians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $79.76. The median hourly salary is $44.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.24.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of veterinarians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201691,790-0.95%4.55%
201592,6600.73%-
201491,9802.64%-
201389,5502.17%-
201287,610--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Virginia ranges from $48,330 to $108,170. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Virginia is Roanoke with a median annual salary of $108,170. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $86,990). The lowest paying area is Lynchburg with a median annual salary of $48,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Roanoke
$108,170
Richmond
$86,990
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$86,710
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$83,010
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$82,280
Charlottesville
$80,650
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$78,120
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$73,670
Lynchburg
$48,330



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