Veterinarian Jobs in Santa Barbara, 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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Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, California is a unique referral specialty and ER practice within the beachside community of Ventura, as we are the only veterinary practice with a...
1 day ago
PetVet Care Centers - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Overview Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, California is a unique referral specialty and ER practice within the beachside community of Ventura, as we are the only veterinary...
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, 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....
5 days ago
The Goodland Pet Hospital - Goleta, CA (4 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
The Goodland Pet Hospital La Concepcion is seeking a compassionate veterinarian to join the family!...
6 days ago
Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, California is searching for an experienced Emergency Veterinarian to join our thriving practice....
13 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Overview Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, California is searching for an experienced emergency veterinarian to join our thriving practice....
16 days ago
GPAC - Santa Barbara, CA
Associate Veterinarian Requirements: A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university....
16 days ago
Animal Medical Clinic - Carpinteria, CA (10 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Chief among our goals is to have fun and enjoy being veterinarians....
16 days ago
Petvet Care Centers - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Overview Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, California is searching for an experienced emergency veterinarian to join our thriving practice....
17 days ago
Animal Medical Clinic - Carpinteria, CA (10 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Chief among our goals is to have fun and enjoy being veterinarians....
28 days ago
Horizon Veterinary Specialists - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Our Emergency department supports walk in emergencies and referrals from the primary veterinarian community, and we have a fully equipped ICU....
30+ days ago
Petvet Care Centers - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Overview Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, California is seeking Board Certified Surgeon or surgical residency trained clinician to join an experienced team of specialists. Our...
45+ days ago
Petvet Care Centers - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Our specialties include surgery, neurology, oncology, cardiology, and an experienced team of emergency veterinarians. You can find out more about our hospital at ... Ventura lies along U.S....
45+ days ago
Petvet Care Centers - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Our specialties include surgery, neurology, oncology, cardiology, and an experienced team of emergency veterinarians. You can find out more about our hospital at ... Ventura lies along U.S....
45+ days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Ventura, CA (20 miles from Santa Barbara, CA)
Our specialties include surgery, neurology, oncology, cardiology, and an experienced team of emergency veterinarians. You can find out more about our hospital at ... Ventura lies along U.S....
45+ 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...

Chicken Behaviour and Welfare
This course explains the general principles of chicken behaviour and welfare, and the behavioural and physiological indicators that can be used to assess welfare in chickens kept in hobby flocks...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Santa Barbara, CA

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

$140,750

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara, 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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