Public health veterinary doctor - Salary and Career
Veterinarians and zootechnicians

Public health veterinary doctor - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They practice veterinary medicine in all their specialties, contribute to animal welfare, can promote public health and consumer protection, exercise animal health protection, develop research and extension activities, work in industrial and technological production and in quality control. of products. They promote animal production, work in the commercial agricultural, biotechnology and environmental preservation areas, prepare reports, opinions and certificates, advise on the elaboration of relevant legislation.

How much does an Public health veterinary doctor earn

A Public health veterinary doctor earns between $1.602 and $10.564 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.032 and a median salary of $3.000 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 6.329 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Public health veterinary doctor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.032 48.385 1.008 21
1º Quartile 1.602 19.219 400 8
Median Salary 3.000 36.000 750 16
3º Quartile 8.056 96.677 2.014 42
Higher Salary 10.564 126.765 2.641 55


Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals, health
        • veterinarians and zootechnicians

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Main workplaces

Veterinarians and zootechnicians the positions of this CBO family can exercise their functions in sectors whose activities refer to livestock and related services. In general, they work as contract workers, with a formal contract, work individually and with occasional supervision. They develop activities indoors and outdoors, during the day, but with irregular schedules. They may work in uncomfortable positions for long periods, and work may occur under pressure, causing constant stress. They can sometimes be subject to the action of toxic materials, radiation, intense noise, biological hazards and low temperatures.


What does it take to work in the field of Veterinarians and zootechnicians

These occupations are performed by professionals with complete higher education education or training in higher technology courses (technologists). The full exercise of functions occurs after a period of one year of professional experience.


Functions and activities of Public health veterinary doctor

Veterinarians and zootechnicians must:

  • acting in environmental preservation;
  • act in environmental preservation;
  • practicing veterinary medicine, in all its specialties;
  • foment animal production;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • foster animal production;
  • work in the biotechnology area;
  • acting in industrial production, technology and product quality control;
  • work in industrial production, technology and quality control of products;
  • working in the biotechnology area;
  • promote public health and consumer defense;
  • working in industrial production, technology and product quality control;
  • elaborate reports, opinions and certificates;
  • fomento animal production;
  • acting in the biotechnology area;
  • exercise animal health defense;
  • promote public health and consumer protection;
  • advise on the preparation of relevant legislation;
  • contribute to animal welfare;
  • work in industrial production, technology and product quality control;
  • elaborate reports, opinions and attestations;
  • exercising animal health defense;
  • work in environmental preservation;
  • contributing to animal welfare;
  • develop research and extension activities;
  • practice veterinary medicine, in all its specialties;
  • work in the agricultural commercial area;
  • communicate;
  • advise on the development of relevant legislation;

  • Activities

    • issue carcass typification reports;
    • to carry out an epidemiological survey of zoonoses;
    • improve projects for zootechnical facilities and equipment;
    • perform health education activities;
    • elaborate environmental licensing projects;
    • demonstrate hand skill;
    • investigate foodborne illness outbreak;
    • analyze products;
    • testing products, equipment and processes;
    • perform autopsies;
    • express yourself through written language;
    • indicate protection and prevention measures;
    • elaborate technical report to assist in legal matters;
    • join discussion groups on animal protection;
    • develop programs for the control and eradication of diseases;
    • argue persuasively;
    • instruct administrative processes;
    • issue autopsy report;
    • elaborate environmental licensing projects;
    • supervise licensed activities;
    • audit operation of establishments;
    • perform auxiliary diagnostic tests;
    • judge animals on display;
    • develop new products;
    • make search results available;
    • inspect laboratories for accreditation purposes, for official analysis;
    • develop sanitary control programs for livestock;
    • develop quality control programs;
    • inspect products of animal origin;
    • perform in vitro fertilization;
    • control artificial insemination services;
    • guidance in the adequacy of the production process of providers;
    • develop proposals for discussion;
    • guide the packaging and disposal of waste that may harm public health;
    • scaling squad;
    • adopting biosecurity measures;
    • prescribe treatment;
    • elaborate genealogical report;
    • provide technical assistance;
    • manipulating microorganisms and subunits, for use in biotechnological processes;
    • analyze product processing, manufacturing and labeling;
    • evaluate the genetic variability of populations (feasibility);
    • manipulating animal genes and embryos;
    • guiding the adequacy of the production process of providers;
    • train the sales team;
    • analyze technical aspects;
    • sell animals, veterinary products, equipment and supplies;
    • demonstrate versatility;
    • elaborate situational diagnosis for the elaboration of programs;
    • execute pest and vector control programs;
    • demonstrate physical stamina;
    • supervise the sales team;
    • to be responsible for commercial establishments of veterinary products;
    • provide hygienic-sanitary guidance in establishments;
    • collect material for laboratory tests;
    • providing hygienic-sanitary guidance in establishments;
    • reporting animal abuse;
    • establish an interface between information technology and animal production;
    • evaluate genetic variability of populations (feasibility);
    • issue certificate of transit of animals, products and by-products of animal origin;
    • develop food quality control programs;
    • planning species survival programs;
    • supervise the quality of ingredients used in animal feed;
    • perform expertise activities in lawsuits;
    • design animal facilities;
    • use cryopreservation techniques of biological material;
    • develop genetic improvement programs;
    • monitor quality control programs;
    • execute community development programs;
    • act in public, with ease ;
    • notify diseases of interest to animal health;
    • control the transit of animals, agricultural events and properties;
    • execute programs to control and eradicate zoonoses;
    • provide technical assistance to the consumer;
    • issue vaccination certificate;
    • evaluate animals for commercial and insurance purposes;
    • act with courage;
    • develop programs for pest and vector control;
    • supervise storage and display of products;
    • acting with initiative;
    • issue a technical opinion on the manufacturing process and product labeling;
    • test products, equipment and processes;
    • performing surgeries;
    • request auxiliary diagnostic tests;
    • evaluate the food quality control system of other countries;
    • supervise breeding system in zoos and breeding facilities;
    • elaborate execution report and quarantine monitoring;
    • design facilities for animal welfare;
    • disclose products;
    • elaborate technical opinion on animal reproduction conditions;
    • inspect distribution and transport of products;
    • recommend products and inputs that mitigate environmental impact;
    • submit a draft for public and legal consideration;
    • organize sales campaigns;
    • install administrative proceedings in infringing establishments;
    • authorize the operation of establishments;
    • consult international legislation and standards;
    • developing products and inputs that mitigate environmental impact;
    • issue technical report on semen quality;
    • develop research of interest to veterinary medicine and animal husbandry;
    • advise in the elaboration of construction projects and renovation of establishments;
    • issue technical opinion on construction and renovation projects of establishments;
    • optimize production flow;
    • implement quality control programs;
    • guide the packaging and disposal of garbage causing damage to public health;
    • study the economic feasibility of the activity;
    • organize the formation of groups of related activities;
    • perform a diagnosis of productive efficiency;
    • monitoring effluent and soil quality;
    • perform clinical examination of animals;
    • developing long-term species survival programs;
    • monitoring the execution of environmental licensing projects;
    • monitor effluent and soil quality;
    • diagnose pathologies;
    • interpret results of auxiliary diagnostic tests;
    • analyze material for disease diagnosis;
    • inspect the entry and exit of animal products in ports, airports and border posts;
    • select plant strains for animal production;
    • elaborate technical projects for rural credit purposes;
    • guide the creation of wild animals in captivity;
    • execute programs to control and eradicate diseases;
    • exercise leadership;
    • develop animal nutrition programs;
    • evaluate suppliers;
    • organize technical and social events;
    • select sellers;
    • develop products with molecular biology technique;
    • issuing animal health certificate;
    • identify demand for new products;
    • adopting biosecurity measures;
    • provide technical assistance to consumers;
    • work as a team;
    • inspect establishments;
    • orient production and marketing, according to market trends;
    • performing veterinary dentistry interventions;
    • warn about animal abuse;
    • identify relevant topics for standardization and regulation;
    • develop programs for the control and eradication of zoonoses;
    • identify situations of animal abuse;
    • collect products for laboratory analysis;
    • train staff;
    • analyze technical report of products for veterinary use;
    • notify occurrences of zoonoses to the competent authorities;
    • supervise quality control tests;
    • supervise production processes;
    • supervise production teams;
    • perform epidemiological surveillance activities;
    • approve projects for construction and renovation of establishments;
    • inspect foreign establishments for the purpose of accreditation for the commercialization of products;
    • express yourself orally and in writing;
    • planning species survival programs;
    • adapt computer technology to animal production;
    • supervise the implementation and operation of production systems;
    • participate in biosafety committees;
    • examining animal for introduction, reintroduction, translocation and transfer programs;
    • perform laboratory quality control analysis;
    • evaluating disease control and eradication programs;
    • assess the risks of using inputs;
    • participate in risk analysis of environmental contamination;
    • perform euthanasia;
    • issue technical opinion on suitability for rural credit;
    • participate in the assessment of areas subject to environmental impact;
    • integrate teams that use animals in experiments and training;
    • execute food quality control programs;
    • perform zootechnical analysis;
    • design community development programs;
    • monitor raw material quality standards and products;
    • improve products;
    • collect material for disease diagnosis;
    • develop techniques for animal welfare;
    • guide on the use and conservation of products;
    • evaluate reproductive characteristics of animals;
    • develop projects for zootechnical facilities and equipment;
    • notify irregularities to organs competent bodies;
    • apply penalties;
    • elaborate a draft of the legal text;
    • respond technically for services, products and processes related to animal production and health;
    • develop forage production;
    • perform sedation, anesthesia and tranquilization of animals;
    • guiding the packaging and destination of waste causing environmental damage;
    • diffusion technology;
    • perform animal sacrifice;


    Sectors that hire Public health veterinary doctor the most in the job market

    • veterinary activities
    • retailer of live animals and pet food and supplies
    • retailer of veterinary medicines
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • breeding cattle for beef
    • higher education - undergraduate
    • slaughter of birds
    • refrigerator - pig slaughter
    • higher education - undergraduate and postgraduate
    • general public administration




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