Veterinary Medical Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Veterinary Medical Scientist"How much does a Veterinary Medical Scientist in the federal government get paid? $99,344.03* *Based on the 2016 average.
Veterinary Medical Scientist was the 102nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 2,264 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Food Safety and Inspection Service hired the most employees titled Veterinary Medical Science, with an average salary of $90,745.
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||1,017||$90,745.42|
|Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service||775||$99,446.49|
|Food and Drug Administration||136||$120,817.96|
|Office Secretary Health and Human Services||107||$92,189.64|
|National Institutes of Health||81||$146,623.58|
|Agricultural Research Service||41||$127,957.02|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||28||$103,462.25|
|Veterans Health Administration||24||$124,598.29|
|Environmental Protection Agency||9||$107,438.78|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||7||$124,228.00|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||5||$87,041.60|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||4||$104,103.50|
|Department of Homeland Security Headquarters||4||$161,255.00|
|National Park Service||4||$103,276.50|
|Ous for Science and Technology||3||$158,160.33|
|Bureau of Customs and Border Protection||2||$96,474.00|
|Office of the Secretary of Agriculture||1||$149,432.00|
Veterinary Medical Scientist Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Veterinary Medical Scientist is $99,344.03. The highest paid Veterinary Medical Scientist made $219,629 in 2016.
Common Veterinary Medical Scientist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Veterinary Medical Science Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||2,139|
|RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only.||48|
|RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only.||25|
|EI - Advisory Committee Member (other)||9|
|GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns||9|
|EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109||7|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||6|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||5|
|RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions||4|
|ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional||4|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||2|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||2|
|ST - Scientific And Professional||2|
|EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109)||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 2017
In 2004, the average pay for a Veterinary Medical Scientist was $76,782. Since then, the average pay has increased to $102,982 in 2017.
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