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Veterinary Schools In Kentucky

Veterinary classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited veterinary schools in Kentucky. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the veterinary academic community in Kentucky, and the future trends in veterinary training at the following levels:


  1. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Kentucky 5,050
National 342,390

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

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Kentucky

5,370 5,470 5,360 5,470 5,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Veterinary is a shrinking field in Kentucky. In Kentucky, 320 less veterinary professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% decline 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 Kentucky

$32,853 $39,876 $43,116 $45,492 $40,058
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, 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 $32,853 per year, and in 2010 they made $40,058 per year.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Kentucky

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This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of veterinary, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid veterinary professionals earning 156% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kentucky state.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Kentucky


In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited veterinary schools in Kentucky is decreasing. In 2006, 255 students graduated from veterinary courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 174 students graduated.

This represents a 32% decrease in the number of veterinary degree or certificate school graduates in Kentucky state. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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