Veterinarians BY: Aaliyah martinez

Nature of Work

A Veterinarian is a doctor for animals, they treat injured or ill animals. They use many different types of medical equipment including surgical tools and x-ray and ultrasound machines. They provide a service to animals like a physician does to a human. They examine animals, treat and dress wounds, perform surgery, prescribe medication, euthanize animals, etc.

Training, Qualifications and Advancement

The education required to be a Veterinarian is to earn a Doctor of Veterinary medicines. The special training required is to have had an internship or residency programs to gain specialized training. Working with animals on a farm, at a stable, or in an animal shelter.

Employment

Veterinarians work conditions can be emotionally stressful. When working with animals that are frightened or in pain they risk being bitten, kicked, and scratched.

Job Outlook

There is a 9% possibility for employment in this area. No there is not a need for this job, we have about 78,300 people already employed.

Projections Data

The projections percentages for employment in this area is 19%.

Earnings

Potential earnings for a Veterinarian would be about $88,490 per year.

Related Occupations

• Agricultural and Food Scientists

• Animal Care and Service Workers

• Medical Scientists

• Physicians and Surgeons

• Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

• Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

• Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Credits:

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