Veterinarian Jobs in Virginia

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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Vinton Veterinary Hospital/Pet Vet Roanoke - Roanoke, VA
Connections working at Vinton Veterinary Hospital/Pet Vet Roanoke More Jobs Like This Full Time Veterinarian Lansing, Michigan Lake Lansing Road Animal Clinic Today Full- Time Veterinarian Horsham Veterinary...
2 days ago
Heathsville-Kilmarnock Animal Clinic, Inc. - Warsaw, VA
A well established predominately small animal clinic seeking 1-2 full time veterinarians....
2 days ago
Maple Lane Veterinary Clinic - Weyers Cave, VA
We are equipped with an in-house laboratory, digital radiography, surgical/dental suite, and boarding facility....
2 days ago
Animal Clinic of Patrick County - Stuart, VA
Full service medical and surgery. Small animal practice. Full service medical and surgery. Small animal practice.
2 days ago
112 Dry Mill Road SW Leesburg, VA - Leesburg, VA
We offer mentorship and are proud to support new graduates, or tenured veterinarians, at a great place to practice veterinary medicine....
1 day ago
Jobot - Richmond, VA
A bit about us: Associate Veterinarian needed for Small Animal Hospital north of Richmond, VA. Why join us?...
5 hours ago
Dominion Valley Animal Hospital - Haymarket, VA
Candidates must possess strong diagnostic and internal medicine skills and be comfortable with basic soft tissue surgeries....
1 day ago
BluePearl Veterinary Partners - Richmond, VA
Veterinarians - Emergency Now Hiring at these Locations : Chesapeake, Richmond, Town Center, Rockville BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospitals are seeking full time or part time Emergency Clinicians...
1 day ago
Hampton, VA
Full or Part Time Veterinarian for New Animal Hospital in Hampton Roads Confidential Employer Application Attachments: Please include your resume and up to two additional documents....
23 hours ago
Poquoson Veterinary Hospital - Poquoson, VA
Skills and Basic Qualifications * A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university * Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant...
2 days ago
Armistead Avenue Veterinary Hospital - Hampton, VA
Relief veterinarian wanted to work Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday mornings. Would possibly be flexible for other days....
2 days ago
Ballston Animal Hospital - Arlington, VA 22205, VA
of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) License in good standing in Virginia Preferred Qualifications: Experience with ImproMed software is preferred, but not required...
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Burke Veterinary Clinic - Burke, VA
Burke Veterinary Clinic in Burke, VA is looking for an experienced Veterinarian to join our growing practice....
1 day ago
Armistead Avenue Veterinary Hospital - Hampton, VA
Relief veterinarian wanted to work Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday mornings. Would possibly be flexible for other days....
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7 hours ago
Community Veterinary Partners - Harrisonburg, VA
Job requirements- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required....
2 days ago

Demographic Data for Virginia

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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 Virginia

This is the average annual salary for Veterinarian jobs in Virginia as reported by the BLS.

$125,360

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Virginia offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.1%)
  • High School or GED (19.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.3%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some High School (2.0%)
  • Some College (1.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Virginia
  • 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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