Veterinarian Jobs in Portland, ME

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 - South Portland, ME (3 miles from Portland, ME)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care! You will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and microchip insertion....
4 days ago
Pine Point Animal Hospital - Scarborough, ME (7 miles from Portland, ME)
We are a busy small animal practice in Southern Maine seeing dogs, cats and pocket pets. We are busy because our clients really like the interactive and caring manner in which we offer care. We...
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7 days ago
Vetco Clinics - South Portland, ME (3 miles from Portland, ME)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care! You will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and microchip insertion....
13 days ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Westbrook, ME (5 miles from Portland, ME)
Job Description: Professional Services Veterinarian Manager The IDEXX Professional Services Veterinarian teams consult with Practice Owner Veterinarians on medical protocols to promote growth and utilization...
23 days ago
Brackett Street Veterinary Clinic - Portland, ME
Practice Preferred Education: DVM or equivalent Brackett Street Veterinary Clinic in Portland, ME, is looking for a veterinarian to join our team....
29 days ago
Conaree Equine, Inc - Buxton, ME (13 miles from Portland, ME)
Conaree Equine, INC was established in 2013 and has become a rapidly growing practice in southern Maine. Case load is approximately 95% equine and 5% small ruminant. The client base is diverse and...
30+ days ago
VetCor - Scarborough, ME (6 miles from Portland, ME)
We have a massive beautiful facility, a large surgical suite with new equipment, digital radiography (including dental), ultrasound, and an in-house laboratory....
30+ days ago
Brackett Street Veterinary Clinic - Portland, ME
Brackett Street Veterinary Clinic in Portland, ME, is looking for a veterinarian to join our team....
30+ days ago
Vetco Clinics - South Portland, ME (3 miles from Portland, ME)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care! You will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and microchip insertion....
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...

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 Portland, ME

This is the average annual salary for Veterinarian jobs in Portland, ME as reported by the BLS.

$89,340

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Portland, ME offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (18.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.0%)
  • 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 Portland, ME
  • 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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