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How time changes associates
The 2015 dvm360 Job Satisfaction Study suggests older associates are more satisfied with relationships, but just as worried about finances.
Data from the 2015 dvm360 Job Satisfaction Study shows associates finding more satisfaction in their interactions with clients and patients as they gain experience, but financial concerns linger. Split into two groups of 0 to 5 years in their career and 6 to 10 years in their career, respondents could choose from very satisfied to very dissatisfied. Below, the answers suggest new veterinarians tend to become more comfortable with professional relationships.
Associates rated their satisfaction with attributes in their current position:
However, long-term concerns about money and financial security are not alleviated after five years.