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Veterinary Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has 6 accredited veterinary schools where veterinary faculty who teach veterinary classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in veterinary in the state of Louisiana, which encompasses veterinary training at the following levels:


  1. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus

    1710 Sullivan Dr, Bogalusa, Louisiana 70427

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Louisiana 4,760
National 342,390

Approximately 1% of the country's veterinary professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Louisiana

3,810 4,100 4,270 4,360 4,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, veterinary is a growing field. There were 950 more veterinary professionals working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of veterinary professionals has grown by 25%. This growth is faster than the national trend for veterinary professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of veterinary professionals working around the nation.

Veterinary VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$33,373 $33,948 $36,082 $37,542 $40,488
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of veterinary professionals is growing, the salaries paid to veterinary professionals are increasing in Louisiana. Veterinary professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,373 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $40,488 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Louisiana

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This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Louisiana, 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 155%

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Louisiana


In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana


As the number of veterinary professionals is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited veterinary schools in Louisiana state is decreasing. In Louisiana, there were 298 graduates in 2006. And there were 145 graduates from veterinary courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 51% percent decrease in the number of veterinary school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. Most of these graduates, or 30%, earned an doctor's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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