Veterinarian Jobs in Santa Cruz, 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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Vetco Clinics - Santa Clara, CA (22 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We offer licensed veterinarians' flexible options of when, where, and how you work: VETCO VACCINATION CLINICS At our appointment-based clinics, your focus is on preventive care!...
1 day ago
Vetco Clinics - Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We offer licensed veterinarians' flexible options of when, where, and how you work: VETCO VACCINATION CLINICS At our appointment-based clinics, your focus is on preventive care!...
1 day ago
Vetco Clinics - Mountain View, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We offer licensed veterinarians' flexible options of when, where, and how you work: VETCO VACCINATION CLINICS At our appointment-based clinics, your focus is on preventive care!...
1 day ago
San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Looking for a Veterinarian Assistant with experience or no experience. Part- time or Full-time Please come down and apply if interested. Our phone number is .......
4 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Are you a Veterinarian who loves career flexibility and clinical diversity, and would also enjoy the stability of full-time employment with consistent salary and benefits?...
6 days ago
National Veterinary Associates (NVA) - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Are you a Veterinarian who loves career flexibility and clinical diversity, and would also enjoy the stability of full-time employment with consistent salary and benefits?...
9 days ago
GPAC - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Job Description: Veterinarian....
9 days ago
West Valley Pet Clinic - San Jose, CA (18 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
interest in exotics....
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VetCor - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
This is a perfect opportunity for an experienced veterinarian, with strong surgery and dentistry skills, interested in a potential leadership role....
11 days ago
Arroyo Animal Clinic - Sunnyvale, CA (22 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We are a small animal private practice located in the central Bay Area in beautiful Sunnyvale, CA. We are surrounded by rolling hills, wineries, many hiking trails, and a short drive to the ocean....
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12 days ago
People, Pets & Vets - Capitola, CA (12 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
radiography(including dental), separate dental and surgical suites, and exam rooms....
14 days ago
Willow Glen Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Join our team! Willow Glen Veterinary Hospital is seeking a great associate to join our experienced team. Our neighborhood hospital is located in the heart of San Jose and we are proud of our...
14 days ago
Willow Glen Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (21 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Join our team! Willow Glen Veterinary Hospital is seeking a great associate to join our experienced team. Our neighborhood hospital is located in the heart of San Jose and we are proud of our...
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14 days ago
Petvet Care Centers - Santa Cruz, CA
Overview Pacific Santa Cruz & Veterinary Specialists is seeking two Residency Trained Veterinary Radiologists to join our thriving practice. You will join a staff of 23 Specialists that includes...
16 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Position at San Jose Animal Hospital San Jose Animal Hospital is looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our team....
17 days ago

Demographic Data for Santa Cruz, 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 Santa Cruz, CA

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

$136,390

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Santa Cruz, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (18.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.3%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Santa Cruz, 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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