Veterinary Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

The city of Lexington has only one school where veterinary faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in veterinary in the city of Lexington, which encompasses veterinary training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Veterinary
  • Masters degree in Veterinary
  • PhD degree in Veterinary


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Veterinary Employment

Lexington 1,360
Kentucky 5,050

Exactly 1,360 of Kentucky's 5,050 veterinary professionals work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lexington, there has been a 35% decline in the number of veterinary professionals. Overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Veterinary employment growth

5,370 5,470 5,360 5,470 5,050
2,100 2,020 1,750 1,480 1,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Veterinary VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$35,943 $39,290 $38,558 $42,748 $39,378
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

As the number of veterinary professionals in Lexington has shrunk, salaries for veterinary professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $39,378 per year was earned by veterinary professionals in Lexington. Four years earlier in 2006, veterinary professionals in Lexington made an average salary of $35,943 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Lexington

10th percentile
$20,650
25th percentile
$29,210
50th percentile
$39,090
75th percentile
$47,638
90th percentile
$57,668

Veterinary professionals in Lexington make a median yearly salary of $39,090. The difference in pay between the veterinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 179%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,650 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,668 per year.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Lexington

Veterinary
$39,378
Biology
$46,155

Veterinary professional salaries in Lexington are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Veterinary schools in Lexington

1

There is only one accredited veterinary school in the city. Many of Lexington's veterinary professionals are graduates of this school.

Veterinary Programs Offered In Lexington

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in veterinary offered by Lexington's veterinary schools.

Student Completed Veterinary Degrees In Lexington

associate
0
bachelor
32
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total41

In 2010 approximately 41 students completed veterinary courses.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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