Your time = your money

Snyder, Gerald
June 2013
DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Jun2013, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p58
The article focuses on the issue of return on investment in veterinary school. In 2012, the average debt load for newly graduated veterinarians was about 150,000 dollars. The average starting salary for graduates was close to 65,000 dollars. Over the career of the average veterinarian, the total cost of today's veterinary education is given away as free services.


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