Is the cost of this degree worth the salary it leads to?
After graduation, veterinary medicine graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $92,614, while the bottom 20% make closer to $23,551. The median grad salary is $46,704.
Veterinary Medicine graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine is $31,893, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $50,023.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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