How much does a Licensed Veterinarian make in the United States? The average Licensed Veterinarian salary in the United States is $97,140 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $76,290 and $123,260. 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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The Licensed Veterinarian performs check-up exams. Diagnoses and treats animal disease or injuries. Being a Licensed Veterinarian performs surgeries. Utilizes diagnostic laboratory tests, x-rays, sonography and other tools to determine treatments for animals. In addition, Licensed Veterinarian 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. Licensed Veterinarian's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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