Veterinary Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 13 accredited veterinary schools where veterinary faculty who teach veterinary classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the veterinary academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in veterinary training at the following levels:

  • Veterinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Veterinary
  • Bachelors degree in Veterinary
  • Masters degree in Veterinary
  • PhD degree in Veterinary


Schools

  1. Carrington College-Phoenix

    8503 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85051-4063

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  2. Carrington College-Mesa

    630 West Southern Avenue, Mesa, Arizona 85210

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  3. Carrington College-Tucson

    3550 N Oracle Rd., Tucson, Arizona 85705-5885

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  4. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

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  5. Anthem College-Phoenix

    1515 E Indian School Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85014

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  6. Kaplan College in Phoenix

    13610 N Black Canyon Hwy, Ste 104, Phoenix, Arizona 85029

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  7. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  8. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  9. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

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  10. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

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  11. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  12. Pima Medical Institute in Mesa on Dobson

    957 S. Dobson Road, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  13. Pima Medical Institute in Mesa on S Power

    2160 S Power Rd, Mesa, Arizona 85209

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Arizona 5,890
National 342,390

Approximately 2% of the country's veterinary professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Arizona

6,570 7,030 7,570 6,270 5,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of veterinary professionals is shrinking in Arizona. 680 less veterinary professionals were working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of veterinary professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of veterinary professionals has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010.

Veterinary VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$34,510 $36,200 $39,868 $36,590 $38,718
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of veterinary professionals is declining, the salaries earned by veterinary professionals are increasing. In 2006 veterinary professionals made a mean salary of $34,510 per year, and in 2010 they made $38,718 per year.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$18,135
25th percentile
$28,935
50th percentile
$37,060
75th percentile
$42,818
90th percentile
$54,965

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Arizona state, within the field of veterinary, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid veterinary professionals earn 203% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Arizona

Biology
$55,017
Veterinary
$38,718

Veterinary professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Veterinary programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
5
bachelor
8
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
7
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The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited veterinary schools in Arizona is decreasing. In 2006 there were 590 veterinary graduates from veterinary courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 335 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of veterinary school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 43%. Most of these graduates, or 31%, earned a bachelor's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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