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Veterinary Medical Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Veterinary Medical Scientist"

How much does a Veterinary Medical Scientist in the federal government get paid? $113,124.31* *Based on the 2021 average.

Veterinary Medical Scientist was the 110th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 2,030 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Food Safety and Inspection Service hired the most employees titled Veterinary Medical Science, with an average salary of $100,947.

Government Veterinary Medical Science jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation covers professional positions that supervise, lead, or perform work in the veterinary medical sciences. The work involves promoting the health and welfare of both animals and the public through diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and understanding of animal diseases; conservation of animal resources; and advancement of veterinary medical knowledge.

Agencies that have hired a Veterinary Medical Scientist

Veterinary Medical Scientist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Veterinary Medical Scientist is $113,124.31. The highest paid Veterinary Medical Scientist made $396,550 in 2021.

Common Veterinary Medical Scientist Payscales

Payscale Number of Veterinary Medical Science Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,914
RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment 45
RF - Employees Appointed And Compensated As Special Consultants Under 42 U.s.c. 209(f). Includes Non-citizens Whose 28
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 11
ES - Senior Executive Service 7
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 7
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 6
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
ST - Scientific And Professional 2
RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions In The Senior Scientific Research Service 2
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 2
GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2

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Average Veterinary Medical Science Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Veterinary Medical Scientist was $76,782. Since then, the average pay has increased to $113,124 in 2021.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0701.

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