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Exotic Animal Veterinarian Salary

National Average
$16,500 $64,135 /year $121,000
$31 /hour
National Average
$1,375 $5,344 /month $10,083
$31 /hour
National Average
$317 $1,233 /week $2,327
$31 /hour
National Average
$7.93 $31 /hour $58.17
Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $105,000 $8,750 $2,019 $50
75th Percentile $88,000 $7,333 $1,692 $42
Average $64,135 $5,344 $1,233 $31
25th Percentile $32,000 $2,666 $615 $15
Exotic Animal Veterinarian Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

How much does an Exotic Animal Veterinarian make?

As of May 13, 2022, the average annual pay for an Exotic Animal Veterinarian in the United States is $64,135 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $30.83 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,233/week or $5,345/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $121,000 and as low as $16,500, the majority of Exotic Animal Veterinarian salaries currently range between $32,000 (25th percentile) to $88,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $105,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Exotic Animal Veterinarian varies greatly (by as much as $56,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Exotic Animal Veterinarian job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. An Exotic Animal Veterinarian in your area makes on average $72,170 per year, or $8,035 (13%) more than the national average annual salary of $64,135. Virginia ranks number 16 out of 50 states nationwide for Exotic Animal Veterinarian salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Exotic Animal Veterinarian jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as an Exotic Animal Veterinarian on ZipRecruiter today.

What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Exotic Animal Veterinarian Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Exotic Animal Veterinarian job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York City, NY, with San Mateo, CA and Juneau, AK close behind in the second and third positions. Juneau, AK beats the national average by $8,464 (13.2%), and New York City, NY furthers that trend with another $12,023 (18.7%) above the $64,135 average.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Exotic Animal Veterinarian appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between New York City, NY and Minneapolis, MN, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Exotic Animal Veterinarian role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
New York City, NY$76,158$6,347$1,465$36.61
San Mateo, CA$74,630$6,219$1,435$35.88
Juneau, AK$72,600$6,050$1,396$34.90
Boston, MA$72,551$6,046$1,395$34.88
Berkeley, CA$71,783$5,982$1,380$34.51
Santa Monica, CA$71,682$5,973$1,378$34.46
Daly City, CA$71,580$5,965$1,377$34.41
Quincy, MA$71,498$5,958$1,375$34.37
Renton, WA$71,374$5,948$1,373$34.31
Minneapolis, MN$70,424$5,869$1,354$33.86

What are Top 5 Best Paying Related Exotic Animal Veterinarian Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Exotic Animal Veterinarian job category that pay more per year than a typical Exotic Animal Veterinarian salary. Top examples of these roles include: Veterinarian Practice Owner, Small Animal Internal Medicine, and Mixed Practice Veterinarian.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $30,615 (47.7%) and $124,296 (193.8%) more than the average Exotic Animal Veterinarian salary of $64,135. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Exotic Animal Veterinarian jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Exotic Animal Veterinarian position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Veterinarian Practice Owner$188,431$15,703$3,624$90.59
Small Animal Internal Medicine$106,121$8,843$2,041$51.02
Mixed Practice Veterinarian$100,135$8,345$1,926$48.14
Full Time Veterinarian$94,750$7,896$1,822$45.55
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.