Market-research-statistics-First-year-employment-2012

Distribution of Starting Salaries for 2012 U.S. Veterinary Medical College Graduates who accepted a FULL TIME position (including graduates in advanced study). 
 
Starting Salary Range                                                                            2012 (%) Less than $23,000                                                                                         2.8
$23,000 to $26,999                                                                                      17.7
$27,000 to $30,999                                                                                      22.8
$31,000 to $34,999                                                                                        6.2
$35,000 to $38,999                                                                                        5.8
$39,000 to $42,999                                                                                        2.8
$43,000 to $46,999                                                                                        1.3
$47,000 to $50,999                                                                                        1.5
$51,000 to $54,999                                                                                        1.0
$55,000 to $58,999                                                                                        3.6
$59,000 to $62,999                                                                                        7.4
$63,000 to $66,999                                                                                        4.9
$67,000 to $70,999                                                                                        7.4
$71,000 to $74,999                                                                                        2.8
$75,000 to $78,999                                                                                        3.7
$79,000 to $82,999                                                                                        2.6
$83,000 to $86,999                                                                                        2.3
$87,000 to $90,999                                                                                        1.6
$91,000 +                                                                                                       1.9
 
 
First-Year Employment and Starting Salaries of 2012 U.S. Veterinary Medical College Graduates

Percent %  ​

Mean first-year salary ($)​
ALL GRADUATES
FULL TIME ONLY
Private Clinical Practice​ ​41.5 ​65,998
    Food animal exclusive​ ​1.4 ​74,235
    Food animal predominant​ ​2.3 ​61,052
    Mixed animal​ ​8.5 ​63,993
    Companion animal predominant​ ​4.4 ​69,736
    Companion animal exclusive​ ​23.1 ​68,116
​    Equine ​1.6 ​37,143
    Other​ ​0.2 ​n
Public or Corporate Employment ​3.3 ​57,566
​    College/University ​0.5 ​n
​    Uniformed Services ​1.3 ​64,800
    Federal Government​ ​0.6 ​n
    State/Local Government​ ​0.1 ​n
​    Industry/commercial ​0.3 ​n
    ​Not-for-profit ​0.5 ​n
Advanced Education​ ​55.2 ​29,628
​    Internship ​49.3 ​29,065
​    Residency ​3.4 ​36,489
​    Other ​2.5 ​33,163
All Employment Types ​100.0 ​45,575
​Mean (Excluding Advanced Education) 44.8​ ​65,404
Total 2012 U.S. Veterinary Medical College Graduates reporting salary ​ 1,272​
              
 
 For more information on veterinary student statistics, visit the AAVMC Web site.