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Veterinary Schools In New Jersey

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


  1. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Veterinary Employment

New Jersey 9,690
National 342,390

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

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In New Jersey

7,780 8,310 9,360 9,710 9,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Veterinary is a growing field in New Jersey. 1,910 more veterinary professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 25% growth in the field. This is faster 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 New Jersey

$49,530 $52,006 $52,842 $55,822 $58,304
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
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 New Jersey. Veterinary professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,530 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $58,304 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in New Jersey

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Thus, veterinary professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In New Jersey state, within the field of veterinary, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid veterinary professionals earn 88% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in New Jersey


In New Jersey, 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 New Jersey


As the number of veterinary professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited veterinary schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In New Jersey, there were 234 graduates in 2006. And there were 99 graduates from veterinary courses in 2010.

This represents a 58% decrease in the number of veterinary degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a associate's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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