Veterinary Medical Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2012
Pay Rates for "Veterinary Medical Scientist"How much does a Veterinary Medical Scientist in the federal government get paid? $98,112.52* *Based on the 2012 average.
Veterinary Medical Scientist was the 110th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 2,165 employed. The most common payscale was the admin, profess, & scientific career path payscale.
In 2012, the Food Safety and Inspection Service hired the most employees titled Veterinary Medical Science, with an average salary of $88,901.
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
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Food Safety and Inspection Service||1,021||$88,900.85|
|Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service||648||$102,543.46|
|Office Secretary Health and Human Services||147||$87,436.81|
|Food and Drug Administration||125||$118,416.32|
|National Institutes of Health||80||$138,565.80|
|Agricultural Research Service||43||$118,308.12|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||26||$101,615.96|
|Veterans Health Administration||22||$123,638.23|
|Environmental Protection Agency||16||$111,018.53|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||7||$118,625.57|
|Department of Homeland Security Headquarters||6||$142,274.00|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||4||$96,492.50|
|National Park Service||3||$94,897.33|
|Ous for Science and Technology||2||$160,713.00|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||1||$90,245.00|
|Bureau of Customs and Border Protection||1||$97,936.00|
Veterinary Medical Scientist Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Veterinary Medical Scientist is $98,112.52. The highest paid Veterinary Medical Scientist made $210,000 in 2012.
Common Veterinary Medical Scientist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Veterinary Medical Science Employees|
|AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path||1,019|
|GS - General Schedule||1,001|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||81|
|GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns||18|
|EI - Advisory Committee Member (other)||12|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||9|
|EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109||9|
|RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions||4|
|EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109)||4|
|EG - Consultant (other)||3|
|ST - Scientific And Professional||2|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||1|
|ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional||1|
|ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109)||1|
|Occupation Family:||0700 VETERINARY MEDICAL SCIENCE GROUP|
Average Veterinary Medical Science Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for a Veterinary Medical Scientist was $76,782. Since then, the average pay has increased to $103,059 in 2018.
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