Compassionate care for animals big and small

About this career

About: Diagnose and treat sick or injured animals by providing medical care that includes performing surgery, prescribing medication, dressing wounds, and setting bones. There are different type of veterinarians.

Salary: Depends on your experience, location, company, etc. Mostly they make between $65,400- $106,400 per year or $31.47- $51.16 per hour.

Job outlook from 2010-2020: Currently 61,400 jobs in the U.S. with 3,420 new veterinarian job openings created each year

Colleges to attend: Texas Woman's University. College of Veterinary Medicine. Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

Degree: Doctor of veterinary medicine