How much does a vet usually make a year? How about vets w/ specialty in exotics?

Trying to decide what to major in for college. Can't decide if 8 years of college is worth it. I do love animals, if I don't become a vet I am going to major in zoology. I am talking about down the road, after I've completed my internships and such.

Asked By: JillyBean - 2/19/2007
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The money you can make as a vet depends on a variety of factors, including where you live and the specific field of practice... More
Answered By: allyalexmch - 2/19/2007
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If you are considering becoming a vet for the money, you won't last through 8 years, plus any additional internships. Vet school is also extremely competitive. You'll only work that hard if you really want it (i.e. you really like animals and want to help them). Choose a career based on what you like, not on what you... More
Answered By: Honey - 2/19/2007
If the plan is to be a regular vet working for someone else, treating mainly dogs and cats I would estimate $50,000 to $80,000 depending on the area you choose to work in. Be aware that most vets work evenings and at least Sat. or the weekends. Their hours are not the best... More
Answered By: kattsmeow22315 - 2/19/2007
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