Veterinarian Jobs in Santa Monica, 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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Pathway Vet Alliance - Torrance, CA (16 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Our Home: Since 1958, Bay Cities Pet Hospital has provided quality animal care to the South Bay community....
2 days ago
VetProCentral - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
We are seeking a skilled and experienced associate veterinarian that enjoys working in a fast paced environment....
1 day ago
THRIVE Vet Care - Burbank, CA (16 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Our preventive care caseload is challenging, diverse, and includes radiology, dental, diagnostics, and surgery all performed with state-of-the-art equipment....
1 day ago
Tempus Veterinary Recruitiment - Lakewood, CA (23 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
You will have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university. Professional mannerism and appearance. Good interpersonal skills....
1 day ago
Tempus Veterinary Recruitiment - Lakewood, CA 90713, CA (24 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
You will have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university. Professional mannerism and appearance. Good interpersonal skills....
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2 days ago Tempus Veterinary Recruitiment
Stray Cat Alliance - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Adhere to state regulations and organizational protocols regarding animal care, treatment, advocacy, and the mission of Stray Cat Alliance Take immediate action to address any safety concern or noncompliance...
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11 hours ago
GPAC - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
We are currently partnering with a regional general practice veterinary service provider that is in need of a qualified Veterinarian....
20 hours ago
Park La Brea Veterinary Care - Los Angeles, CA (9 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Our preventive care caseload is challenging, diverse and includes radiology, dental, diagnostics, and surgery....
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11 hours ago
Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital - Granada Hills, CA 91344, CA (19 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
We are looking for a full-time veterinarian to replace him as well as relief veterinarians in the interim. Mission Veterinary Clinic is open 9am until midnight seven days a week....
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11 hours ago Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital
Pet Vet Care Centers - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (19 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
All Pets Veterinary Hospital located in beautiful Rancho Palos Verdes, is seeking an experienced Full Time Associate Veterinarian to join our American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) fully accredited...
3 days ago
Petvet Care Centers - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (19 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Overview All Pets Veterinary Hospital located in beautiful Rancho Palos Verdes, is seeking an experienced Full Time Associate Veterinarian to join our American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) fully...
4 days ago
Los Angeles, CA - San Pedro, CA (22 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
SNPLA is seeking a full-time veterinarian at our San Pedro location in the beautiful Southbay region of Los Angeles....
5 days ago
Porter Veterinary Hospital - Northridge, CA (15 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
And, we believe hiring people with diverse perspectives, ideas, and cultures, permits us to deliver to the highest quality of preventive care....
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5 days ago
VCA Chatsworth Veterinary Center - Chatsworth, CA (19 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Our practice provides advanced diagnostics (digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound) and an excellent support team including 5 highly skilled RVT's....
5 days ago
Los Angeles, CA - San Pedro, CA 90731, CA (22 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
SNPLA is seeking a full-time veterinarian at our San Pedro location in the beautiful Southbay region of Los Angeles....
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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 Monica, CA

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

$133,360

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Santa Monica, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.1%)
  • High School or GED (19.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.2%)
  • 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 Monica, 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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