I Want THAT Job

By: Kyleigh Box

Job Description

The job that I picked to research is a veterinarian, the description of the job is, veterinarians help prevent, diagnose, and treat health problems in a wide variety of animals. Regardless if the animal is a family pet or a seal in the zoo, its health depends on veterinarians.

One Cool Fact

One cool fact is that the veterinarians help nurse the animals back to health and perform surgery if needed in order to save their life.

How Does This Career Benefit Society?

Education and Skills Needed For The Job.

You need to have at least a bachelors degree and a four year Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VDM) degree. You also have to be able to get along with people such as other workers and pet owners, and if you decide to be self employed you need to have good communication and business skills.

Personality Needed For The Job

You would have to be patient, you would have to love animals, have decent/good communication skills, and you would be able to pay attention to detail.

Annual Salary

$87,590

Projected Job Growth

From 2012-2022 the average is 7% to 13%

Companies That Hire In This Field

The Humane Society of the United States, United States Department of Agriculture, and VCA Antech, Inc.