Market Research Statistics: AVMA Membership 2017

AVMA Professional Activity Analysis, AVMA Membership as of December 31, 2017. Each section reflects the membership broken down by different classifications.

 
US &
Territories
Canadian &
Foreign
Totals
By Species Category
Companion Animal Exclusive
48,505
220
48,725
Companion Animal Predominant
6,965
39
7,004
Equine Exclusive
3,282
36
3,318
Equine Predominant
520
5
525
Food Animal Exclusive
2,068
23
2,091
Food Animal Predominant
3,559
47
3,606
Mixed Animal
2,715
19
2,734
Other
2,304
36
2,340
No Species Contact
1,285
20
1,305
No Information Provided
18,962
498
19,460
Total
90,165
943
91,108
 
 
By Employment Type
 
Agriculture/Livestock Production
139
1
140
Air Force
48
0
48
Animal Science Department
64
2
66
Army
300
0
300
Business/Consulting Services
320
10
330
Emergency/Critical Care Medicine
2,048
10
2,058
Feeds/Nutrition
117
1
118
Foreign
7
4
11
Foundation/Charitable Organization
68
0
68
General Medicine/Surgery
53,249
194
53,443
Humane Organization
573
2
575
Laboratory
190
3
193
Local
157
1
158
Membership Assn/Professional Society
86
0
86
Missionary/Service
14
3
17
Non-Veterinary Employment
56
1
57
Not Employed
192
1
193
Other Academia
541
2
543
Other Government
66
6
72
Other Industry/Commercial
534
11
545
Other Private Clinical Practice
811
4
815
Pharmaceutical/Biological
917
11
928
Production Medicine
3,083
26
3,109
Public Health Commission Corps
27
0
27
Referral/Specialty Medicine
3,289
45
3,334
State
478
2
480
Temporarily Not Employed in Veterinary Field
56
0
56
U.S. Federal
864
1
865
Veterinary Medical College/School
3,369
106
3,475
Veterinary Science Department
72
2
74
Veterinary Technician Program
196
1
197
Wildlife
93
0
93
Zoo/Aquarium
161
3
164
Not Listed Above
643
9
652
No Information Provided
17,337
481
17,818
Total
90,165
943
91,108
 
 
By Medical Discipline
The totals reflect the entire membership because every member is represented with a primary medical discipline.
 
Alternative/Complementary
625
2
627
Anatomy
100
2
102
Anesthesiology
178
6
184
Animal Behavior
139
5
144
Animal Welfare
120
1
121
Association Management
29
0
29
Biochemistry
21
2
23
Biomedical Engineering
9
0
9
Business/Economics
87
3
90
Cardiology
251
7
258
Dentistry
296
4
300
Dermatology
302
3
305
Disaster Medicine
10
0
10
Ecology
6
0
6
Emergency & Critical Care
2,437
5
2,442
Endocrinology
11
1
12
Environmental Health
14
0
14
Epidemiology
257
4
261
Ethics
6
0
6
General Medicine
29,413
75
29,488
Genetics
22
0
22
Homeland Security
24
0
24
Human Animal Bond
27
0
27
Immunology
42
1
43
Insurance
9
1
10
Internal Medicine
1,967
48
2,105
Laboratory Animal Medicine
1,157
7
1,164
Law
17
1
18
Media
3
0
3
Microbiology
211
5
216
Molecular Biology
14
0
14
Mycology/Bacteriology
6
1
7
Neurology
239
4
243
Non-Medical
54
1
55
Nutrition
185
2
187
Oncology
346
7
353
Ophthalmology
389
5
394
Parasitology
76
3
79
Pathology-Anatomic
922
17
939
Pathology-Clinical
155
6
161
Pharmacology
79
1
80
Pharmacology - Clinical
34
3
37
Physiology
93
2
95
Population Medicine
80
2
82
Poultry Medicine
177
3
180
Preventive Medicine
1,043
10
1,053
Production Medicine
792
6
798
Public Health
680
11
691
Radiology
457
15
472
Shelter Medicine
475
2
477
Sports Medicine
437
2
439
Surgery
2,226
54
2,280
Theriogenology
546
15
561
Toxicology
153
2
155
Virology
55
1
56
Wildlife Medicine
114
1
115
Zoological Medicine
258
4
262
Other Professional Discipline
971
14
985
No Information Provided
41,319
566
41,885
Total
90,165
943
91,108
 



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