How much does a Small Animal Veterinarian make in the United States? The average Small Animal Veterinarian salary in the United States is $87,536 as of August 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $72,348 and $105,331. 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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What is a Small Animal Veterinarian ?

A veterinary physician, usually called a vet, which is shortened from veterinarian (American English) or veterinary surgeon (British English), is a professional who practices veterinary medicine by treating diseases, disorders, and injuries in animals....

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Job Openings for Small Animal Veterinarian
Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre - Heights , VA
Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre is an AAHA accredited small animal, family-owned practice located in Alexandria, VA. We are seeking an associate veterinarian with well-rounded clinical skills and ...
Monster - 5 days ago
Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre - Huntington , VA
Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre is an AAHA accredited small animal, family-owned practice located in Alexandria, VA. We are seeking an associate veterinarian with well-rounded clinical skills and ...
Monster - 5 days ago
... Animal Hospital has established itself as Yorktown's trusted resource for comprehensive veterinary ... We are a full-service animal hospital dedicated to quality medicine and care for small animals
ZipRecruiter - 63 days ago
Purcellville Animal Hospital Pllc - Purcellville , VA
Looking for a Small Animal Veterinarian. SET YOUR OWN SCHEDULE! Come work in Loudoun County, VA - the wine country of Virginia and a top-rated place to live year after year. New equipment, licensed ...
ZipRecruiter - 19 days ago
OLD DOMINION ANIMAL HEALTH CENTER LTD - Fairfax , VA
Old Dominion Animal Health Center is a busy, 5-doctor small animal general practice looking for qualified and motivated LVTs or experienced veterinary nurses to join our team. Office hours are Monday ...
LinkedIn - 65 days ago
Crossroads Animal Care Center is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care for dogs, cats, along with some exotics c ...
ZipRecruiter - 48 days ago

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