How much does a Small Animal Veterinarian make in the United States? The average Small Animal Veterinarian salary in the United States is $85,848 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $70,958 and $103,298. 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, 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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Goochland Animal Clinic - Maidens , VA
We are a busy (and rapidly growing) small animal practice currently consisting of 3 veterinarians, 3 technicians (and one LVT student), 7 veterinary assistants, and 4 receptionists. Services offered ...
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Great Falls Animal Hospital - Great Falls , VA
... small animal, AAHA practice. While most of our patients are cats & dogs, we do treat exotics and injured wildlife as well. We have an updated facility with in house laboratory, digital radiology ...
ZipRecruiter - 42 days ago
Jobot - Richmond , VA
Lead Veterinarian needed for Small Animal Hospital north of Richmond, VA. Why join us? We offer: Competitive base salary + production bonus Full benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k CME ...
Jobot - 56 days ago
Jobot - Richmond , VA
Associate Veterinarian needed for Small Animal Hospital north of Richmond, VA. Why join us? We offer: Competitive base salary + production bonus Full benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k ...
Jobot - 56 days ago
Grafton Animal Hospital - Yorktown , VA
Grafton Animal Hospital is a well-established, AAHA-accredited practice that treats not only cats ... and small exotics. In addition to treating family pets, we also work with the Newport News Park ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Tipton Ridge Veterinary Medical Center - Pulaski , VA
Our small animal practice is looking for a full or part time, newly graduated or experienced veterinarian to join our dedicated team. We are looking for someone who is flexible and weekends are a ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago

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