CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A recently released study by business.org ranks South Carolina the best paying state in the country for veterinarians.
According to the report, veterinarians in South Carolina make an average of $112,580 per year. While veterinarians in other states may make more overall, South Carolina’s average pay for veterinarians ranks markedly higher than the state’s average salary — 154% higher to be exact.
Likewise, the average salary for a veterinarian in South Carolina is higher than the national average of $104,820.
The overall average salary for veterinarians is highest in Texas, at $125,280, which is nearly 150% higher than the average salary for other occupations.
The overall average salary for veterinarians is lowest in Oklahoma, at $74,540, which is still 63.4% higher than the average salary for other occupations.
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