Market research statistics - AVMA membership (U.S. and territories) - 2009

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The statistics shown below are taken from the AVMA Membership Database as of December 31, 2009. Members can fall into multiple species and employment categories depending on their focus.

Total AVMA Members (U.S. and territories): 79,432

  US & Territories
 
By Species Category
 
Companion Animal Exclusive 42,752
Companion Animal Predominant 6,546
Equine Exclusive 3,204
Equine Predominant 794
Food Animal Exclusive 1,810
Food Animal Predominant 4,303
Mixed Animal 4,541
Other 2,685
No Species Contact 2,595
No Information Provided 11,595
Total 80,825
 
By Employment Type
 
Agriculture/Livestock Production 122
Air Force 98
Animal Science Department 59
Army 475
Business/Consulting Services 668
Emergency/Critical Care Medicine 2,668
Feeds/Nutrition 129
Foreign 11
Foundation/Charitable Organization 111
General Medicine/Surgery 48,855
Humane Organization 614
Laboratory 217
Local 159
Membership Assn/Professional Society 191
Missionary/Service 57
Non-Veterinary Employment 139
Not Employed 205
Other Academia 567
Other Government 179
Other Industry/Commercial 964
Other Private Clinical Practice 931
Pharmaceutical/Biological 895
Production Medicine 4,832
Public Health Commission Corps 68
Referral/Specialty Medicine 1,999
State 713
Temporarily Not Employed in Veterinary Field 127
U.S. Federal 980
Veterinary Medical College/School 4,354
Veterinary Science Department 103
Veterinary Technician Program 207
Wildlife 408
Zoo/Aquarium 238
Not Listed Above 913
No Information Provided 13,863
Total 87,119
 

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