Veterinarian Jobs in Santa Maria, 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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Central Coast Pet Emergency Clinic - Arroyo Grande, CA (17 miles from Santa Maria, CA)
We have all the usual nice equipment including digital radiography and dental radiographs, a high-quality ultrasound, in-house lab analyzers, two oxygen cages, and paper-lite records....
3 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Arroyo Grande, CA (17 miles from Santa Maria, CA)
Are you a veterinarian looking to supplement your income and practice preventative animal care in a supportive environment?...
20 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Lompoc, CA (23 miles from Santa Maria, CA)
Contract /Part time work - Flexible schedule pick and choose your shift Job Requirements Include: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine state license in good standing Knowledge of vaccine protocols, heartworm...
20 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Arroyo Grande, CA (17 miles from Santa Maria, CA)
We have all the usual nice equipment including digital radiography and dental radiographs, a high-quality ultrasound, in-house lab analyzers, two oxygen cages, and paper-lite records....
24 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Santa Maria, CA
Contract /Part time work - Flexible schedule pick and choose your shift Job Requirements Include: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine state license in good standing Knowledge of vaccine protocols, heartworm...
30+ days ago
Village Veterinary Clinic - Lompoc, CA (23 miles from Santa Maria, CA)
We also have a board-certified radiologist to read films and a traveling small animal surgeon for more complicated orthopedic or soft tissue surgeries....
30+ days ago
Village Veterinary Clinic - Lompoc, CA (23 miles from Santa Maria, CA)
We also have a board-certified radiologist to read films and a traveling small animal surgeon for more complicated orthopedic or soft tissue surgeries....
30+ days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Arroyo Grande, CA (17 miles from Santa Maria, CA)
We operate in a free-standing, open floor plan hospital with lots of natural light and a garden area, utilizing EMR, digital radiography, cold laser, and dental radiology....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Santa Maria, 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...

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...

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 Maria, CA

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

$140,750

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Santa Maria, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.2%)
  • High School or GED (18.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.1%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • 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 Maria, 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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