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2015 AVMA Report on Veterinary Employment: Report sheds new light on veterinary employment

Homeownership, board certification, and the first postgraduate job are better predictors of the probability of veterinary employment than gender, region of residence, educational debt, marital status, health, or alma mater, according to the 2015 AVMA Report on Veterinary Employment, published in March.

Veterinarians were more likely to be unemployed if their first job out of veterinary college wasn't in a veterinary field, according to a 2014 AVMA survey of U.S. veterinarians.

Perhaps the most notable finding in the AVMA employment report was the higher probability of unemployment