Veterinarian Salary Around the World

It is certain that experienced veterinarians get a higher salary, which means that pay by experience has a very positive trend. For instance, a veterinarian who has just started working or has less than five years of experience will earn an average salary of $72,000. On the other hand, veterinarians with 5-10 years of experience earn an average salary of $83,000, while more experienced ones can earn $89,000 on average.

How Much Does a Veterinarian Make in the United States and in Europe?

As we said before, the salary largely depends on the location where the veterinarian works. Hence, the average veterinarian salary in the USA per year is $92,048. This amount was based on 2,054 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Veterinarian employees.

Conversely, it is estimated that veterinarians in Europe earn an average of 44.000 Euros per year. Moreover, veterinarians who work in private practices earn an average of 25.000 Euros a year. However, veterinarians in countries like the Netherlands, Switzerland, France, and Denmark earn more, about 70.000 Euros per year. The lowest income gave veterinarians in the education field.

Highest-Paying Countries for Veterinarians

In a nutshell, the most common salary for veterinarians is between $95k and $110k per year. Here are some of the highest-paying countries which are considered a dream destination for veterinarians.

  •         Hawaii: $198,600 annually
  •         Canada: $96,873 annually
  •         Denmark: between €47,000 and $51,216 per year
  •         Qatar: $60,959 on average per year
  •         Luxemburg: $53,040 annual salary
  •         Netherlands: annual salary is $69,244
  •         Iceland: annual income of $65,935
  •         Germany: veterinarians can earn between €49,261 and $53,650 a year
  •         Switzerland: around $68,722 each year
    • Nigeria Base Pay NGN 50K – NGN 135K/mo
  •         United States between $70,000 to $120,000 a year

These are all the known information regarding the veterinarian salary around the world. If we didn’t mention your country, it is because there is no public data about it. Please, feel free to share the approximate annual veterinarian salary in your country or state.

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