• Veterinarians
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 101,320
    $70,420 range bar $196,430
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and other animals.

What do they typically do

  • Test for and vaccinate against diseases
  • Examine animals to diagnose their health problems
  • Prescribe medication
  • Perform surgery on animals
  • Advise animal owners about general care, medical conditions, and treatments
  • Treat and dress wounds
  • Operate medical equipment such as x-ray machines
  • Diagnose and treat animals for medical conditions

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +2.3%
Job Opening 235

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Emergency Veterinarian (Emergency Vet), Large Animal Veterinarian (Large Animal Vet), Mixed Animal Veterinarian (Mixed Animal Vet), Small Animal Veterinarian (Small Animal Vet), Veterinarian, Veterinary Medicine Doctor (DVM), Veterinary Surgeon (Vet Surgeon), Veterinary Surgical Specialist (Vet Surgical Specialist), Zoo Veterinarian (Zoo Vet)
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