With an overall population of 45,504 and a student population of 7,222, approximately 226 of Joplin students attend one of Joplin's schools that offer veterinary programs.
Of the 1 veterinary schools in Joplin, the largest veterinary school, by student population, is Franklin Technology-MSSU. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Veterinary program at Franklin Technology-MSSU.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a veterinary certificate in Joplin.
Many veterinary graduates choose to work as veterinarians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Joplin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 veterinarians in Missouri were working in the greater Joplin area. By the year 2018, the number of veterinarians is expected to increase by 15% in Joplin. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for veterinarians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a veterinarian in Joplin is $19,880 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for veterinarians.