Veterinarian Salary in Australia

AU$69,400
per year
per hour
AU$37.70
per hour
per year
Bonus
AU$4,320/year
Profit Sharing
AU$6,170/year
Bonus
AU$5/hour
Profit Sharing
AU$7.10/hour

Veterinarian - Average Salary

The average salary for a Veterinarian is AU$69,400 per year (AU$37.70 per hour), which is AU$4,040 (+6%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Veterinarian can expect an average starting salary of AU$41,650. The highest salaries can exceed AU$130,000.
AU$41,650
Low
AU$69,400
Average
AU$130,000
High
AU$24.10
Low
AU$37.70
Average
AU$71.50
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$81,800
AU$163,680
Base SalaryAU$41,650 - 130,000
BonusAU$0 - 16,700
Profit SharingAU$4,360 - 16,980
Total CompensationAU$46,010 - 163,680
AU$0
AU$55.30
AU$110.50
Base SalaryAU$24.10 - 71.50
BonusAU$0 - 19.3
Profit SharingAU$5 - 19.7
Total CompensationAU$29.10 - 110.50

Veterinarian Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$41,650
Average
AU$69,400
Experienced
AU$92,300
High
AU$130,000
Low
AU$24.10
Average
AU$37.70
Experienced
AU$52
High
AU$71.50
Among veterinarians, Entry-Level Veterinarians have the lowest salaries, while Experienced Veterinarians tend to have the highest salaries.

Veterinarian - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Experienced VeterinarianAU$92K/year
+33% 
Equine VeterinarianAU$87K/year
+26% 
Zoo VeterinarianAU$85K/year
+23% 
Wildlife VeterinarianAU$75K/year
+8% 
Entry-Level VeterinarianAU$42K/year
 -40%

Veterinarian - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Veterinarian with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,010. A mid career Veterinarian with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$65,200, while an experienced Veterinarian with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$92,300. Veterinarians with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$108,700 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Veterinarian

Late Career▲ +57%
Experienced▲ +33%
Average SalaryAU$69,400/year
Mid Career▼ -6%
Entry Level▼ -34%

Gender Breakdown

Female
79%
Male
21%

Veterinarian - Jobs by Location

Veterinarian - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Veterinarian jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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