Market research statistics - First year employment - 2007

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Distribution of Starting Salaries for 2007 U.S. Veterinary Medical College Graduates (including graduates in advanced study).
 
Starting Salary Range 2007 (%)
Less than $23,000 7.1
$23,000 to $26,999 14.6
$27,000 to $30,999 13.6
$31,000 to $34,999 3.4
$35,000 to $38,999 2.4
$39,000 to $42,999 2.4
$43,000 to $46,999 1.6
$47,000 to $50,999 7.4
$51,000 to $54,999 4.3
$55,000 to $58,999 11.3
$59,000 to $62,999 12.9
$63,000 to $66,999 6.3
$67,000 to $70,999 5.7
$71,000 to $74,999 1.0
$75,000 or higher 6.1
 
First-Year Employment and Salaries of 2007 U.S. Veterinary Medical College Graduates.
 
  Percent % Mean first-year salary ($)
  ALL GRADUATES FULL TIME ONLY
Private Clinical Practice 59.4 58,106
Large animal exclusive 2.8 56,659
Large animal predominant 2.2 52,056
Mixed animal 8.9 55,407
Small animal predominant 9.3 59,332
Small animal exclusive 32.1 61,322
Equine 4.1 39,864
 
Public or Corporate Employment 2.6 57,113
College/University 0.4 n
Uniformed Services 1.4 62,833
Federal Government 0.3 n
State/Local Government 0.1 n
Industry/commercial 0.1 n
Not-for-profit 0.3 n
 
Other 0.4 n
Unknown 0.8 n
Advanced Study Programs 36.8 27,026
All Employment Types   46,128
 
Total 2007 U.S. Veterinary Medical College Graduates reporting salary 1,359