Veterinary Schools In Washington State

Veterinary classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited veterinary schools in Washington State. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in veterinary in the state of Washington State, which encompasses 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. Bellingham Technical College

    3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599

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  2. Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

    9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498-1999

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  3. Lower Columbia College

    1600 Maple Street, Longview, Washington 98632-0310

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  4. Renton Technical College

    3000 NE Fourth St, Renton, Washington 98056-4123

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  5. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Yakima Valley Community College

    South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, Washington 98907-2520

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  8. Pima Medical Institute in Seattle

    9709 Third Ave NE Suite 400, Seattle, Washington 98115

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  9. Carrington College-Spokane

    10102 E. Knox, Suite 200, Spokane, Washington 99206-4187

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  10. Pima Medical Institute in Renton

    555 South Renton Village Pl-Ste 400, Renton, Washington 98057

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Washington State 8,330
National 342,390

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

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Washington State

7,610 7,670 8,200 8,060 8,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of veterinary professionals is growing in Washington State. 720 more veterinary professionals were working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for veterinary professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of veterinary professionals has grown by 13% between 2006 and 2010.

Veterinary VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$37,568 $39,403 $39,632 $40,035 $42,872
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington State, as the number of veterinary professionals is growing, the salaries earned by veterinary professionals are increasing. The mean salary for veterinary professionals in 2006 was $37,568 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,872 per year.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$28,196
25th percentile
$32,432
50th percentile
$40,702
75th percentile
$49,558
90th percentile
$61,382

Thus, veterinary professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Washington State, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of veterinary. The pay differential between the highest paid veterinary professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 118%

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Washington State

Biology
$62,172
Veterinary
$42,872

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

Educational Trends

Veterinary programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
2
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
3
Certificate
6
Total16

As the number of veterinary professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited veterinary schools in Washington State state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 430 veterinary graduates from veterinary courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 311 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of veterinary school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State by 28%. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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