Veterinary Medical Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Veterinary Medical Scientist"How much does a Veterinary Medical Scientist in the federal government get paid? $109,103.19* *Based on the 2020 average.
Veterinary Medical Scientist was the 112th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 1,975 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Food Safety and Inspection Service hired the most employees titled Veterinary Medical Science, with an average salary of $97,665.
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.
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 $109,103.19. The highest paid Veterinary Medical Scientist made $360,500 in 2020.
Common Veterinary Medical Scientist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Veterinary Medical Science Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,892|
|RF - Employees Appointed And Compensated As Special Consultants Under 42 U.s.c. 209(f). Includes Non-citizens Whose||27|
|RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment||14|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||7|
|ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional||7|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||6|
|RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions In The Senior Scientific Research Service||4|
|EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109)||4|
|GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions||3|
|EI - Advisory Committee Member (other)||3|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||2|
|ST - Scientific And Professional||2|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||2|
|EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109)||2|
|Occupation Family:||0700 VETERINARY MEDICAL SCIENCE GROUP|
Average Veterinary Medical Science Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Veterinary Medical Scientist was $76,782. Since then, the average pay has increased to $109,103 in 2020.
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