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Veterinary Schools In Alabama

Veterinary classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited veterinary schools in Alabama. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of veterinary and veterinary training in Alabama, which includes veterinary training at the following levels:


  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Jefferson State Community College

    2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Alabama 4,590
National 342,390

Of all of the veterinary professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Alabama

4,130 4,200 4,350 4,340 4,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of veterinary professionals is growing in Alabama. In Alabama, 460 more veterinary professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of veterinary has grown by 11% in Alabama. This growth 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 Alabama

$32,985 $33,945 $34,420 $35,195 $35,868
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by veterinary professionals is increasing in Alabama. The mean salary for veterinary professionals in 2006 was $32,985 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $35,868 per year.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Alabama

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Thus, there was a 8% growth in veterinary professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 116% pay differential between the highest paid veterinary professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of veterinary in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Alabama


In Alabama, veterinary professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited veterinary schools in Alabama is decreasing. In Alabama, there were 426 graduates in 2006. And there were 200 graduates from veterinary courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 53% percent decrease in the number of veterinary school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned an bachelor's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of veterinary faculty in Alabama, growth in the field of veterinary academia and faculty salaries in Alabama. If you are involved in teaching veterinary courses to students at the associates degree in veterinary, bachelors degree in veterinary, masters degree in veterinary, and doctoral degree in veterinary levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future veterinary faculty in Alabama. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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