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Veterinary Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 3 accredited schools where veterinary classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of veterinary and veterinary training in Mississippi, which includes veterinary training at the following levels:


  1. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Mississippi 2,520
National 342,390

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

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Mississippi

2,000 2,330 2,430 2,560 2,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Veterinary is a growing field in Mississippi. 520 more veterinary professionals were working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 26% growth in the field. This growth is faster 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 Mississippi

$34,558 $37,756 $38,998 $38,206 $33,780
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by veterinary professionals is decreasing in Mississippi. The mean salary for veterinary professionals in 2006 was $34,558 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $33,780 per year.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Mississippi

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This represents a decline in salaries of 2%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. 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 Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Mississippi


In Mississippi, veterinary professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of veterinary professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited veterinary schools in Mississippi state is decreasing. In Mississippi, there were 226 graduates in 2006. And there were 70 graduates from veterinary courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 69% percent decrease in the number of veterinary school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned a associate's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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