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)
These include a complete laboratory (CBC/Chemistry/ Criticare Express-Nova/Istat/SCA2000, SnapDx, VetTest), monitoring devices (Cardell Max 12/Telemetry/NIBP/ Invasive BP/telemetry), digital radiography...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, 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....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, 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....
1 day ago
Park La Brea Veterinary Care - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Our preventive care caseload is challenging, diverse and includes radiology, dental, diagnostics, and surgery....
1 day ago
NVA - Agoura Hills, CA (17 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Vacaville Animal Care Center is seeking a Part-Time Associate DVM to join our practice....
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Terra Vista Animal Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
The practice is equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, digital dental radiography, Idexx in-house lab and employs a DABVP associate....
16 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Lakewood, CA (23 miles from Santa Monica, 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....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Downey, CA (21 miles from Santa Monica, 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....
2 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Torrance , CA (17 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Torrance Companion Animal Hospital in Torrance, California is seeking a veterinarian who has amazing surgical skills to join them with a new schedule offering – GP Flex....
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4 hours ago PetVet Care Centers
gpac - Sherman Oaks, CA (11 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
We have recently partnered with a several reputable Veterinary Clinics that are looking for a full-time Veterinarian to join their growing teams....
16 hours ago
PATHWAY VET ALLIANCE - Long Beach, CA (18 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Long Beach Animal Emergency’s team is looking to add an ER Veterinarian to join our Emergency practice!...
2 days 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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2 days ago
Vet Villa Animal Hospital - South Pasadena, CA (20 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
We are a 4 doctor practice looking to add an additional veterinarian to our team....
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2 days ago Vet Villa Animal Hospital
Banfield Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
impact new veterinary protocols and recommendations Devoted to the philosophy of long-term pet health through preventive care Caring for Those Who Care: Benefits for Banfield Associate Veterinarians...
2 days ago
Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Associate Veterinarian Jobot Los Angeles, CA Full-Time Apply on company site Create Job Alert....
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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 (29.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.1%)
  • High School or GED (19.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.3%)
  • 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 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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