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Veterinarians

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Veterinarians

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
291131  Veterinarians 1,651 1,942 291 17.63 % 34 29 29 92 Doctoral or professional degree 

Veterinarians Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,250  76 % 1,490  77 % 240  19 % $113,550
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,250  76 % 1,490  77 % 240  19 % $113,550
Educational Services    130  8 % 140  7 % 10  13 % $65,850
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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