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Clinical Veterinarian Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$90,723 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Clinical Veterinarian is $90,723 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Clinical Veterinarian is between $64,145 and $112,415. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Clinical Veterinarian. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Studies nature, cause, and development of animal diseases, and structural and functional changes resulting from them: conducts tests, performs biopsies, and analyzes body tissue, fluids and other specimens to diagnose presence and stage of disease in animals, and probable source of contamination or infection.
  • Conducts further research to expand scope of findings, or recommends treatment to consulting veterinary personnel.
  • May direct activities of veterinary pathology department in educational institution or industrial establishment.
Clinical Veterinarian Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Veterinarians

Job family population: 69,370

Estimated population of Clinical Veterinarian jobs: 3,624

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Clinical Veterinarian Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 13
Lisle, IL, USA
Partners And Paws Veterinary Servic
Candidate must possess a dedication to the pursuit of excellence in the clinical practice of veterinary medicine; a comfort level with soft tissue surgery is needed. Our clinic is fully computerized ...
Director of Clinical Regulatory Operations
May 2
Chicago, IL, USA
InGeneron Inc
InGeneron was formed to innovate cell-based technologies for healthcare, veterinary and life science research. InGeneron's advanced cell separation technologies enable preparation of adipose-derived ...
Internal Medicine Specialist
May 18
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Cove of Veterinary Expertise
... clinicians. The COVE is an independently owned practice formed by three local veterinarians/specialists who have successf
Veterinary Technician
Feb 26
Chicago South, Illinois, USA
PetVets Animal Hospital
Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience. Please forward resumes to Dr. Yael Cidon @ petvetsah@gmail.com Filed under: Vet Tech, Veterinary Technician, CVT, LVT, RVT
Criticalist Wanted
Mar 19
Buffalo Grove, United States
Veterinary Specialty Center
... veterinarians & specialists, 120 technicians, and 90 support staff members, across 12 departments. Our specialty services include Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Clinical Pathology, Dermatology ...
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