Veterinarian Jobs in La Jolla, 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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VCA California Veterinary Specialists Carlsbad, CA - Carlsbad, CA (20 miles from La Jolla, CA)
VCA California Veterinary Specialists is seeking an overnight Emergency Veterinarian to work in our fast paced ER/CC Department....
2 days ago
Veterinary Specialty Hospital - North County - San Marcos, CA (22 miles from La Jolla, CA)
We have 4 ORs, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, 16-slice CT, ultrasound, a 1.5T MRI installed. Our hospital recently will be added 5,700 square feet of space....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Encinitas, CA (12 miles from La Jolla, CA)
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....
14 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Solana Beach, CA (8 miles from La Jolla, 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....
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PetVet Care Centers - Carlsbad, CA (20 miles from La Jolla, CA)
Overview Carlsbad Animal Hospital in Carlsbad, CA is currently seeking a Veterinarian to join our outstanding team!...
2 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Marcos, CA (22 miles from La Jolla, CA)
We have 4 ORs digital radiography, 16-slice CT, ultrasound, and a 1.5T MRI. Our hospital recently added 5,700 square feet of space including physical therapy/rehab and expanded treatment room....
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San Diego Zoo Global - Escondido, CA (20 miles from La Jolla, CA)
uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, 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....
7 days ago
San Diego Zoo - Escondido, CA (24 miles from La Jolla, CA)
uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction....
7 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, CA)
Job Description Lifetime Animal Care Center is growing & looking for an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our team!...
8 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Chula Vista, CA (18 miles from La Jolla, CA)
PT Associate Veterinarian Telegraph Canyon Animal Medical Center Job Description Telegraph Canyon Animal Medical Center is seeking a PT AssociateDVM to join our progressive practice!...
8 days ago
San Carlos Animal Hospital - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, CA)
We are looking for an experienced veterinarian with the right attitude and skill set to help provide the best patient and client care possible....
8 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, CA)
Pacific Beach Veterinary Clinic is looking for a talented veterinarian to join our team!...
9 days ago
Thrive Vet Care - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, CA)
Our preventive care caseload is challenging, diverse and includes radiology, dental, diagnostics, and surgery all performed with state of the art equipment....
10 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - San Marcos, CA (22 miles from La Jolla, CA)
We have 4 ORs, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, 16-slice CT, ultrasound, a 1.5T MRI installed. Our hospital recently will be added 5,700 square feet of space....
10 days ago

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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 La Jolla, CA

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

$107,890

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in La Jolla, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (19.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.2%)
  • 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 La Jolla, 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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