Veterinarians

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Occupation Description

Veterinarians identify, treat, or study diseases and injuries of animals. Includes veterinarians who conduct investigation and development, examine livestock, or care for pets and companion animals.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

56020

Job Openings By 2020

34200

Growth Rate

35.9%

Required Education

Doctoral or professional degree
Specific Programs:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth