Demographic information on Veterinarians in the US. The average age of male Veterinarians in the workforce is 50.6 and of female Veterinarians is 40.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Veterinarians is White.
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 7.4%, but Veterinarians are expected to see a growth of 18.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.