How much does a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) make in the United States? The average Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) salary in the United States is $96,800 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $76,000 and $122,800. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Hollin Hall Animal Hospital - Alexandria, VA

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Hometown Veterinary clinic - Alexandria, VA

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Hometown Veterinary clinic - Alexandria, VA

Job Description

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) performs check-up exams. Diagnoses and treats animal disease or injuries. Being a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) performs surgeries. Utilizes diagnostic laboratory tests, x-rays, sonography and other tools to determine treatments for animals. In addition, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) advises animal owners about preventative care, diet, vaccines, and behavioral conditions. Prescribes medications and treatment protocols. Consults with other veterinary specialists as needed. Requires a doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine. Requires an applicable state license to practice.Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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