Veterinary Schools
In Seattle, Washington

Veterinary faculty can choose to work at one of 2 veterinary schools in Seattle. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of veterinary and veterinary education in Seattle, which includes veterinary training at the following levels:

  • Veterinary Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Veterinary
  • PhD degree in Veterinary


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Veterinary Employment

Seattle 3,870
Washington 8,330

Exactly 3,870 of Washington State's 8,330 veterinary professionals work in Seattle. There has been a 10% growth in the number of veterinary professionals in Seattle between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of veterinary professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Veterinary employment growth

7,610 7,670 8,200 8,060 8,330
3,510 3,580 3,200 3,850 3,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Veterinary VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$40,613 $42,305 $41,573 $40,800 $39,480
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of veterinary professionals in Seattle has grown, salaries for veterinary professionals have decreased. In 2010 veterinary professionals in Seattle reportedly earned an average salary of $39,480 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, veterinary professionals in Seattle made an average salary of $40,613 per year. The decline in the salary of veterinary professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$27,750
25th percentile
$30,645
50th percentile
$38,445
75th percentile
$45,292
90th percentile
$53,535

Veterinary professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $38,445. The 10% of veterinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,750 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $53,535 per year.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Seattle

Veterinary
$39,480
Biology
$63,776

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

Educational Trends

Veterinary schools in Seattle

2

Many of Seattle's veterinary professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited veterinary schools in the city.

Veterinary Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total3

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

Student Completed Veterinary Degrees In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
6
Certificate
74
Total81

In 2010 approximately 81 students completed veterinary courses.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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