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Veterinarians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $44.21
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Veterinarians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$36.72 $46.38 $59.55
Minnesota
$35.63 $44.21 $53.51
Central Minnesota
$31.95 $41.69 $50.21
Northeast Minnesota
$33.79 $38.99 $47.03
Northwest Minnesota
$28.42 $34.18 $38.81
Southeast Minnesota
$37.51 $44.81 $53.87
Southwest Minnesota
$39.21 $45.44 $51.95
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$37.52 $46.84 $56.09

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,460 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Veterinarians most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,019 new Veterinarians to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Veterinarians
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 84,500 100,100 15,600 18.4%
Minnesota 1,676 1,990 314 18.7%
Central Minnesota 205 255 50 24.4%
Northeast Minnesota 110 124 14 12.7%
Southeast Minnesota 260 269 9 3.5%
Southwest Minnesota 129 152 23 17.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 901 1,092 191 21.2%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.