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$111,588

Average Base Salary

$54/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,288

Average Bonus
The average doctor of veterinary medicine salary in District of Columbia, United States is $111,588 or an equivalent hourly rate of $54. This is 14% higher (+$13,699) than the average doctor of veterinary medicine salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,288. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
Salary by Experience

$73,788

Entry Level Salary

$137,928

Senior Level Salary
An entry level doctor of veterinary medicine (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $73,788. On the other end, a senior level doctor of veterinary medicine (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $137,928.

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Job Description
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.
Education

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