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Veterinary Schools In Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, there is only one accredited school 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 Rhode Island, which includes veterinary training at the following levels:


  1. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Rhode Island 1,080
National 342,390

Of all of the veterinary professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Rhode Island

1,070 1,050 1,160 1,090 1,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, veterinary is a growing field. In Rhode Island, 10 more veterinary professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of veterinary professionals has grown by 1%. This growth is slower 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 Rhode Island

$39,208 $41,763 $44,015 $50,483 $44,675
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by veterinary professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. Veterinary professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $39,208 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,675 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, veterinary professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Rhode Island, 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 68%

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Rhode Island


In Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the only accredited veterinary school in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006, 174 students graduated from veterinary courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 119 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of veterinary school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 32%. 40% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of veterinary faculty in Rhode Island, growth in the field of veterinary academia and faculty salaries in Rhode Island. If you are involved in teaching veterinary courses to students at the bachelors degree in veterinary, masters degree in veterinary, and doctoral degree in veterinary levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of veterinary in Rhode Island. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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