Average Veterinarian Salary / Wages
Salary and pay information for vets is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) is 234711 for veterinarians.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are veterinarian and veterinary surgeon.
This occupation is currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List, MLTSSL).
The average weekly full-time ordinary earnings in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services in mid 2018 were $1,840, giving an annual income of approximately $95,680. This was almost unchanged compared to mid 2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 500 salaries, estimated that the average salary for a veterinarian was $83,139 per year in Australia.
Veterinarian Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Graduate Veterinarian||50,000 – 65,000||Blue Mountains & Central West, New South Wales|
|Small Animal Veterinarian / Surgeon||65,000 – 100,000||Port Macquarie & Mid North Coast, New South Wales|
|Experienced Veterinarian||$40 – $50 per hour||New South Wales|
|Equine Medicine Veterinary Clinician||80,000||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Veterinary Diagnostician||80,000 – 95,000||Victoria|
|Veterinarian Team Leader||75,000 – 90,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|University of Adelaide Veterinarian||99,000||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Veterinarian (ECC)||94,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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