Veterinarian Jobs in Costa Mesa, CA

Diagnose, treat, and prevent health problems in animals. Veterinarians administer diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and perform surgeries for pets, livestock, and wildlife. They operate medical equipment such as X-ray and ultrasound machines precisely to produce clear and accurate results. They also interact regularly with owners and educate them on treatment plans as well as how to promote their animals’ day-to-day wellness.

Veterinarians may specialize depending on the type of animal they see. Possible areas of focus include equine care (horses), companion animals (domestic pets), and food animals (farm livestock). Alternatively, they might address health compliance (food safety and inspection veterinarians) or work in laboratories to examine human and animal health issues (research veterinarians). 

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Destination Pet - Seal Beach Animal Hospital - Seal Beach, CA (11 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
We are a paperless, state-of-the-art facility, and are well equipped with digital radiography, dental radiography, therapeutic laser, ultrasound, in-house Abaxis lab capability, and fully-stocked pharmacy...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laguna Niguel, CA (11 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laguna Hills, CA (11 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lakewood, CA (17 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Downey, CA (22 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Dana Point, CA (20 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
2 days ago
Greek and Associates Veterinary Hospital - Yorba Linda, CA (15 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Greek and Associates is an eleven year old "Googie" inspired 6,300 square foot modern facility. Our hospital is a rapidly growing 50% small animal and 50% exotic practice in a highly affluent area...
8 hours ago
PetVet Care Centers - Torrance , CA (24 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Torrance Companion Animal Hospital in Torrance, California is seeking a veterinarian who has amazing surgical skills to join them with a new schedule offering – GP Flex....
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PATHWAY VET ALLIANCE - Long Beach, CA (22 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Long Beach Animal Emergency’s team is looking to add an ER Veterinarian to join our Emergency practice!...
2 days ago
OC Veterinary Medical Center - Orange, CA (8 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Wouldn't it be wonderful to work in an environment where loyal, compliant clients have the utmost trust in their veterinarian?...
16 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Yorba Linda, CA (15 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Costa Mesa, CA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laguna Niguel, CA (11 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Seal Beach, CA (11 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Tustin, CA (6 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine....
6 days ago

Demographic Data for Costa Mesa, CA

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Veterinarian Online Courses and Training Opportunities

EDIVET: Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian?
This course is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a "taster" of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to...

Mentorship At Work For Veterinarians
We are all mentors in the workplace. Some are much better than others. This course will help you become a better mentor regardless of your current level of proficiency. Mentorship is an essential...

Equine Welfare and Management
This unique course was developed by veterinarians at the world-renowned University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. The course will address horsemanship from a welfare...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Costa Mesa, CA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinarian jobs in Costa Mesa, CA as reported by the BLS.

$133,360

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Costa Mesa, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.1%)
  • High School or GED (19.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.3%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • Some High School (2.0%)
  • Some College (1.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Costa Mesa, CA
  • None (37.8%)
  • 2-4 years (31.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (11.5%)
  • 4-6 years (11.4%)
  • 1-2 years (5.0%)
  • 8-10 years (2.8%)

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