Market research statistics - AVMA membership (U.S. and territories) - 2007

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The statistics shown below are taken from the AVMA Membership Database as of October 31, 2007. Members can fall into multiple species and employment categories depending on their focus.

Total AVMA Members (U.S. and territories): 75,901

By Species Category
 
Companion Animal Exclusive 40,509
Companion Animal Predominant 6,336
Equine Exclusive 3,119
Equine Predominant 769
Food Animal Exclusive 1,703
Food Animal Predominant 4,459
Mixed Animal 4,584
Other 2,701
No Species Contact 1,808
No Information Provided 11,249
Total 77,237
 
By Employment Type
 
Agriculture/Livestock Production 82
Air Force 91
Animal Science Department 43
Army 415
Business/Consulting Services 643
Emergency/Critical Care Medicine 1,775
Feeds/Nutrition 105
Foreign 10
Foundation/Charitable Organization 68
General Medicine/Surgery 47,053
Humane Organization 509
Laboratory 164
Local 140
Membership Assn/Professional Society 165
Missionary/Service 52
Non-Veterinary Employment 127
Not Employed 177
Other Academia 410
Other Government 204
Other Industry/Commercial 1,076
Other Private Clinical Practice 590
Pharmaceutical/Biological 780
Production Medicine 4,772
Public Health Commission Corps 57
Referral/Specialty Medicine 1,271
State 675
Temporarily Not Employed in Veterinary Field 93
U.S. Federal 930
Veterinary Medical College/School 4,328
Veterinary Science Department 100
Veterinary Technician Program 178
Wildlife 393
Zoo/Aquarium 187
Not Listed Above 1,005
No Information Provided 13,119
Total 81,787
 

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