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Veterinarians

Care for the health of animals.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$44.39 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  20.7%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Determine protocols for medical procedures.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Immunize patients.
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Job Title Examples:

Large Animal Veterinarian
Small Animal Veterinarian
Veterinary Medicine Doctor (DVM)

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