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Veterinarians Salary Information in Minnesota

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,520.

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
4.82% 8.12%
1.25% -
-0.07% -
2.28% -
0.04% -
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Minnesota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Minnesota ranges from $59,890 to $101,090. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $101,090. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is St Cloud (mean annual salary $91,540). The lowest paying area is Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Cloud
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
Mankato-North Mankato
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area


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