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Zoo Veterinarian Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$77,012 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$1,309

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Zoo Veterinarian is $77,012 a year and $37 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Zoo Veterinarian is between $54,529 and $95,426. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Zoo Veterinarian. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans, directs, and participates in health care program of veterinary clinic in zoo: establishes and conducts effective quarantine and testing procedures for all incoming animals to ensure health of collection, prevent spread of disease, and comply with government regulations.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled immunization and preventive care programs to maintain health of animals and guard against communicable diseases.
  • Provides immediate medical attention to diseased or traumatized animals.
  • Participates with other personnel in planning and executing nutrition and reproduction programs for animals in zoo.
  • Develops special programs to encourage reproduction among animals designated as endangered species, based on knowledge of native habitat and instincts.
  • Participates in employee training in handling and care of animals.
  • Conducts postmortem studies and analyses.
  • Cooperates with zoo and aquarium personnel to exchange information concerning care of animals, to arrange transfer, sale, or trade of animals, and to maintain nationwide inventory of animals of every species, including notation of live births.
  • Acts as consultant to veterinarians in general practice seeking advice in treatment of exotic animals.
Zoo Veterinarian Job Prevalence in Arkansas, United States

Job family: Veterinarians

Job family population: 69,370

Estimated population of Zoo Veterinarian jobs: 3,560

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$89,278
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Zoo Veterinarian Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

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