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Veterinary Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 8 accredited schools where veterinary classes faculty 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 Massachusetts, which encompasses veterinary training at the following levels:


  1. Becker College

    61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  3. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

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  4. Holyoke Community College

    303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Mount Ida College

    777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459

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  7. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  8. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Massachusetts 8,870
National 342,390

Approximately 3% of the country's veterinary professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Massachusetts

7,570 7,670 7,720 8,730 8,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, veterinary is a growing field. In 2010 there were 1,300 more veterinary professionals working in Massachusetts than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of veterinary professionals has grown by 17%. 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 Massachusetts

$39,880 $42,045 $47,752 $43,882 $44,982
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Massachusetts, as the number of veterinary professionals is growing, the salaries earned by veterinary professionals are increasing. Veterinary professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $39,880 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,982 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Massachusetts

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This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Massachusetts, 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 143%

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Massachusetts


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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of veterinary professionals is increasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited veterinary schools in Massachusetts state is decreasing. In 2006, 311 students graduated from veterinary courses in Massachusetts. And in 2010, 160 students graduated.

This represents a 49% decrease in the number of veterinary degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. Most of these graduates, or 31%, earned an associate's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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