Demographic information on Veterinarians in the US. The average age of male Veterinarians in the workforce is 49.8 and of female Veterinarians is 39.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Veterinarians is White.
Data on higher education choices for Veterinarians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Veterinarians is Biology but a relatively high number of Veterinarians hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Veterinarians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Veterinarians need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Science, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Veterinarians need more than the average amount of Science, Operations Analysis, and Management of Financial Resources.
Projections on wages and job growth for Veterinarians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Veterinarians are expected to see a growth of 8.9% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.