Market research statistics - AVMA membership - 2010

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AVMA Professional Activity Analysis, AVMA Membership as of December 31, 2010. Each section reflects the membership broken down by different classifications.

  US &
Territories
Canadian &
Foreign
Totals
By Species Category
Total is greater than the membership total of 81,621 as members can fall into multiple categories depending on their focus.
 
Companion Animal Exclusive 43,011 240 43,251
Companion Animal Predominant 6,527 40 6,567
Equine Exclusive 3,178 47 3,225
Equine Predominant 872 11 883
Food Animal Exclusive 1,813 22 1,835
Food Animal Predominant 4,261 54 4,315
Mixed Animal 4,527 28 4,555
Other 2,579 36 2,615
No Species Contact 2,600 44 2,644
No Information Provided 13,179 176 13,355
Total 82,547 698 83,245
 
By Employment Type
Total is greater than the membership total of 81,621 as members can select multiple employment types depending on their focus.
 
Agriculture/Livestock Production 131 1 132
Air Force 97 0 97
Animal Science Department 56 5 61
Army 491 0 491
Business/Consulting Services 644 28 672
Emergency/Critical Care Medicine 2,807 14 2,821
Feeds/Nutrition 133 2 135
Foreign 11 7 18
Foundation/Charitable Organization 118 3 121
General Medicine/Surgery 49,083 231 49,314
Humane Organization 640 3 643
Laboratory 226 7 233
Local 162 2 164
Membership Assn/Professional Society 182 2 184
Missionary/Service 60 4 64
Non-Veterinary Employment 147 0 147
Not Employed 187 2 189
Other Academia 571 5 576
Other Government 172 8 180
Other Industry/Commercial 917 14 931
Other Private Clinical Practice 923 8 931
Pharmaceutical/Biological 921 16 937
Production Medicine 4,767 38 4,805
Public Health Commission Corps 62 0 62
Referral/Specialty Medicine 2,113 41 2,154
State 691 3 694
Temporarily Not Employed in Veterinary Field 123 2 125
U.S. Federal 1,002 2 1,004
Veterinary Medical College/School 4,318 146 4,464
Veterinary Science Department 104 2 106
Veterinary Technician Program 228 3 231
Wildlife 402 5 407
Zoo/Aquarium 246 6 252
Not Listed Above 901 16 917
No Information Provided 15,071 162 15,233
Total 88,707 788 89,495
 
By Medical Discipline
The totals reflect the entire membership because every member is represented with a primary medical discipline.
 
Alternative/Complementary 492 3 495
Anatomy 117 4 121
Anesthesiology 155 9 164
Animal Behavior 123 5 128
Animal Welfare 68 0 68
Association Management 23 0 23
Biochemistry 21 1 22
Biomedical Engineering 10 0 10
Business/Economics 66 3 69
Cardiology 178 8 186
Dentistry 211 3 214
Dermatology 255 4 259
Disaster Medicine 16 0 16
Ecology 8 0 8
Emergency & Critical Care 1,708 10 1,718
Endocrinology 10 1 11
Environmental Health 9 0 9
Epidemiology 295 6 301
Ethics 1 0 1
General Medicine 19,289 81 19,370
Genetics 15 0 15
Homeland Security 27 0 27
Human Animal Bond 16 1 17
Immunology 46 0 46
Insurance 6 0 6
Internal Medicine 1,626 43 1,669
Laboratory Animal Medicine 1,049 6 1,055
Law 13 1 14
Media 2 0 2
Microbiology 239 5 244
Molecular Biology 10 0 10
Mycology/Bacteriology 4 0 4
Neurology 173 5 178
Non-Medical 75 1 76
Nutrition 186 2 188
Oncology 239 4 243
Ophthalmology 330 6 336
Parasitology 86 3 89
Pathology-Anatomic 1,002 19 1,021
Pathology-Clinical 110 6 116
Pharmacology 95 2 97
Pharmacology - Clinical 23 3 26
Physiology 101 2 103
Population Medicine 41 1 42
Poultry Medicine 104 1 105
Preventive Medicine 722 10 732
Production Medicine 387 6 393
Public Health 631 12 643
Radiology 347 11 358
Shelter Medicine 180 0 180
Sports Medicine 150 0 150
Surgery 1,730 51 1,781
Theriogenology 464 14 478
Toxicology 173 3 176
Virology 40 2 42
Wildlife Medicine 60 2 62
Zoological Medicine 144 3 147
Other Professional Discipline 888 13 901
No Information Provided 46,351 305 46,656
Total 80,940 681 81,621
 

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