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Veterinarians (29-1131)

Diagnose, treat, or research diseases and injuries of animals. Includes veterinarians who conduct research and development, inspect livestock, or care for pets and companion animals.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 162 200 23.46 3 4 11
United States 84500 100100 0.0 1800 1800 5100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 52.09 29.18 38.19 47.72 60.70 79.08
Alaska 48.08 21.49 31.25 43.63 53.11 79.70
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 51.72 20.92 35.28 45.53 56.48 86.58
Balance of State 35.77 25.87 28.55 34.68 40.82 47.89

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.