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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment50
Mean wage$49.66
Entry wage$30.44
10th percentile wage$27.93
50th percentile wage$50.43
90th percentile wage$75.12
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services51.62
Veterinarians (29-1131)
Diagnose and treat diseases and dysfunctions of animals. May engage in a particular function, such as research and development, consultation, administration, technical writing, sale or production of commercial products, or rendering of technical services to commercial firms or other organizations. Include veterinarians who inspect livestock.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$50.43 $36.39  $14.04
2016$49.25+2.4%$35.54 +2.4%$13.71
2015$48.31+2.0%$34.86 +2.0%$13.45
2014$47.40+1.9%$34.20 +1.9%$13.20
2013$46.50+1.9%$33.55 +1.9%$12.94
2012$45.59+2.0%$32.90 +2.0%$12.69
2011$44.88+1.6%$32.39 +1.6%$12.50
2010$44.10+1.8%$31.82 +1.8%$12.28
2009$43.62+1.1%$31.48 +1.1%$12.15
2008$42.33+3.1%$30.54 +3.1%$11.78
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$50.43 $21.67  $28.76
2016$49.25+2.4%$20.98 +3.3%$28.27
2015$48.31+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%$27.77
2014$47.40+1.9%$20.10 +2.2%$27.30
2013$46.50+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%$26.80
2012$45.59+2.0%$19.36 +1.7%$26.24
2011$44.88+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$25.83
2010$44.10+1.8%$18.73 +1.7%$25.37
2009$43.62+1.1%$18.48 +1.4%$25.15
2008$42.33+3.1%$18.00 +2.6%$24.32
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$52.27190
South Central$49.31200
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$49.31200
North Central$52.27190
Wages in other areas
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