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Veterinarians Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,870
25th Percentile Wage
$72,570
50th Percentile Wage
$89,570
75th Percentile Wage
$110,480
90th Percentile Wage
$128,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,870.

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
$89,570
5.30% 11.11%
2016
$84,820
-1.41% -
2015
$86,020
5.13% -
2014
$81,610
-0.47% -
2013
$81,990
2.89% -
2012
$79,620
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Washington ranges from $67,540 to $105,440. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Washington is Bellingham with a median annual salary of $105,440. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Tacoma (mean annual salary $99,320). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bellingham
$105,440
Tacoma
$99,320
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$97,050
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$96,410
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$89,900
Bremerton-Silverdale
$85,930
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$81,440
Olympia
$80,770
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$80,290
Spokane
$78,810
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$78,460
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$67,540




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