Veterinarian Jobs in San Diego, 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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PetVet Care Centers - San Diego, CA
Overview Are you an enthusiastic veterinarian interested in serving a large, loyal client base with a collaborative team of veterinary professionals? Come visit San Diego Bay Animal Hospital!...
2 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Spring Valley, CA (10 miles from San Diego, CA)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care! You will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and microchip insertion....
1 day ago
Vetco Clinics - Lemon Grove, CA (8 miles from San Diego, CA)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care! You will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and microchip insertion....
1 day ago
Vetco Clinics - El Cajon, CA (18 miles from San Diego, CA)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care! You will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and microchip insertion....
1 day ago
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc - San Diego, CA
We're opening in the following locations near San Diego: San Marcos - Part-time, Associate Veterinarian opening available Lemon Grove - Full-time and part-time Associate Veterinarian and/or Hospital...
8 hours ago
Animal Emergency Clinic Of San Diego - Poway, CA (21 miles from San Diego, CA)
Success in your role will be measured by: * Working closely with our technical staff to ensure optimal patient care and client satisfaction * Providing thorough and thoughtful client education * Adeptly...
2 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Chula Vista, CA (7 miles from San Diego, CA)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care! You will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and microchip insertion....
1 day ago
Vetco Clinics - San Diego, CA
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care! You will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and microchip insertion....
1 day ago
San Diego Bay Animal Hospital - San Diego, CA
If you are interested in partnering w... ith exemplary veterinarians and staff, please connect with one of our Recruitment team members listed in each job opening....
6 hours ago
Vetco Clinics - Poway, CA (21 miles from San Diego, CA)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care! You will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and microchip insertion....
1 day ago
Petco - San Diego, CA
Veterinarians needed new hospitals opening in the San Diego area! Up to $60k in bonuses available!...
1 day ago
San Diego Bay Animal Hospital - San Diego, CA
Are you an enthusiastic veterinarian interested in serving a large, loyal client base with a collaborative team of veterinary professionals? Come visit San Diego Bay Animal Hospital!...
3 days ago
National Marine Mammal Foundation, Inc - San Diego, CA
Conservation Medicine Veterinarian National Marine Mammal Foundation, Inc....
4 days ago
East County Large And Small Animal Practice - El Cajon, CA (18 miles from San Diego, CA)
We have in-house/mobile digital radiography equipment, small animal anesthesia machines, portable ultrasounds, small/large animal surgery suite, and equine/ruminant haul-in facilities....
4 days ago
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc - San Diego, CA
We're opening in the following locations near San Diego: San Marcos - Part-time, Associate Veterinarian opening available Lemon Grove - up to $60k available In either the Associate Veterinarian or Hospital...
5 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 San Diego, CA

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

$107,890

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in San Diego, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.2%)
  • High School or GED (18.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.1%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • Some High School (1.9%)
  • Some College (1.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in San Diego, 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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