A veterinarian in South Carolina is the latest veterinary worker to earn a lot of money in a few months, after a $1.3 million dollar contract was awarded to her.
The contract, which was signed in April, also pays her $1 in benefits each year, and a $500 bonus.
The vet earned $926,600 last year.
She’s also going to have a house for the rest of her life, and that house is in her own backyard.CBS2 has learned that she is also working as a veterinary nurse for the Department of Agriculture.
The state agency pays vet assistants $75,000 per year.
Her $1million salary will also cover her health insurance.
Veterinarians have been earning big bucks in recent years, with a total of $4.6 billion being awarded by the Department for Veterinary Medicine.