Veterinarians

Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and other animals.

$90,420

Median US Salary

Doctoral or professional degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Veterinarians

Currently employed

69,370

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

19%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

10,000 to 49,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Veterinarians

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Hawaii $164,600

Rhode Island $121,670

New Jersey $114,320

New York $109,160

California $107,580

Connecticut $103,610

Massachusetts $102,950

Maryland $100,980

Pennsylvania $99,850

District of Columbia $99,240

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Maxxing your 401k as Veterinarians

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

21.0%

Per paycheck

$730.31

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $3,477.69
Pre Tax Retirement $730.31
Before Taxes $2,747.38
Taxes $824.21
Take Home $1,923.17

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