Market research statistics - AVMA membership - 2012

 
AVMA Professional Activity Analysis, AVMA Membership as of December 31, 2012. Each section reflects the membership broken down by different classifications.
 
US &
Territories
Canadian &
Foreign
Totals
By Species Category
Companion Animal Exclusive
44,025
237
44,262
Companion Animal Predominant
6,645
37
6,682
Equine Exclusive
3,186
40
3,226
Equine Predominant
384
1
385
Food Animal Exclusive
1,892
22
1,914
Food Animal Predominant
4,034
54
4,088
Mixed Animal
3,317
16
3,333
Other
2,344
29
2,373
No Species Contact
2,290
39
2,329
No Information Provided
15,394
230
15,624
Total
83,511
705
84,216
 
 
By Employment Type
 
Agriculture/Livestock Production
95
0
95
Air Force
59
0
59
Animal Science Department
44
2
46
Army
363
0
363
Business/Consulting Services
337
12
349
Emergency/Critical Care Medicine
1,333
7
1,340
Feeds/Nutrition
100
1
101
Foreign
5
4
9
Foundation/Charitable Organization
43
3
46
General Medicine/Surgery
50,571
202
50,773
Humane Organization
347
2
349
Laboratory
140
1
141
Local
120
1
121
Membership Assn/Professional Society
89
0
89
Missionary/Service
14
3
17
Non-Veterinary Employment
52
0
52
Not Employed
202
2
204
Other Academia
430
3
433
Other Government
91
5
96
Other Industry/Commercial
627
11
638
Other Private Clinical Practice
559
7
566
Pharmaceutical/Biological
839
13
852
Production Medicine
3,442
28
3,470
Public Health Commission Corps
24
0
24
Referral/Specialty Medicine
2,241
34
2,275
State
476
2
478
Temporarily Not Employed in Veterinary Field
63
1
64
U.S. Federal
872
4
876
Veterinary Medical College/School
3,567
128
3,695
Veterinary Science Department
84
1
85
Veterinary Technician Program
152
1
153
Wildlife
98
0
98
Zoo/Aquarium
124
2
126
Not Listed Above
657
15
672
No Information Provided
15,251
210
15,461
Total
83,511
705
84,216
 
 
By Medical Discipline
The totals reflect the entire membership because every member is represented with a primary medical discipline.
 
Alternative/Complementary
586
3
589
Anatomy
117
2
119
Anesthesiology
158
9
167
Animal Behavior
140
5
145
Animal Welfare
99
0
99
Association Management
24
0
24
Biochemistry
25
2
27
Biomedical Engineering
11
0
11
Business/Economics
83
4
87
Cardiology
202
8
210
Dentistry
250
3
253
Dermatology
288
4
292
Disaster Medicine
19
0
19
Ecology
7
0
7
Emergency & Critical Care
1,945
9
1,954
Endocrinology
10
1
11
Environmental Health
13
0
13
Epidemiology
300
4
304
Ethics
5
0
5
General Medicine
25,886
74
25,960
Genetics
22
0
22
Homeland Security
23
0
23
Human Animal Bond
19
1
20
Immunology
47
0
47
Insurance
6
0
6
Internal Medicine
1,847
49
1,896
Laboratory Animal Medicine
1,133
5
1,138
Law
15
1
16
Media
3
0
3
Microbiology
250
6
256
Molecular Biology
13
0
13
Mycology/Bacteriology
5
0
5
Neurology
198
5
203
Non-Medical
63
1
64
Nutrition
216
2
218
Oncology
284
5
289
Ophthalmology
356
7
363
Parasitology
99
3
102
Pathology-Anatomic
1,008
21
1,029
Pathology-Clinical
139
5
144
Pharmacology
97
2
99
Pharmacology - Clinical
30
3
33
Physiology
111
2
113
Population Medicine
66
2
68
Poultry Medicine
134
0
134
Preventive Medicine
880
10
890
Production Medicine
648
8
656
Public Health
741
15
756
Radiology
381
12
393
Shelter Medicine
293
0
293
Sports Medicine
287
1
288
Surgery
2,062
58
2,120
Theriogenology
585
17
602
Toxicology
171
2
173
Virology
47
2
49
Wildlife Medicine
92
1
93
Zoological Medicine
188
5
193
Other Professional Discipline
924
12
936
No Information Provided
39,860
314
40,174
Total
83,511
705
84,216
 
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