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Veterinary Schools In Virginia

Veterinary classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited veterinary schools in Virginia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in veterinary in the state of Virginia, which encompasses veterinary training at the following levels:


  1. Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave

    1 College Lane, Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486-0080

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

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Veterinary Employment

Virginia 11,990
National 342,390

Of all of the veterinary professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Virginia

9,460 10,260 11,170 11,540 11,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, the field of veterinary is growing. 2,530 more veterinary professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of veterinary professionals has grown by 27%. 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 Virginia

$39,488 $40,263 $42,404 $44,258 $45,912
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to veterinary professionals are growing in Virginia. Veterinary professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $39,488 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,912 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Virginia

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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Virginia state, within the field of veterinary, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid veterinary professionals earn 165% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Virginia


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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited veterinary schools in Virginia is decreasing. In 2006, 348 students graduated from veterinary courses in Virginia. And in 2010, 211 students graduated.

This represents a 39% decrease in the number of veterinary degree or certificate school graduates in Virginia state. 29% of these graduates received a associate's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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