Veterinarian Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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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Afford A Vet Animal Clinic - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
: DVM or equivalent Afford-A-Vet Animal Clinic in Kent, Washington is seeking a veterinarian to join their growing Veterinary team!...
1 day ago
McMonigle Veterinary Hospital, pllc - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
McMonigle Veterinary Hospital, pllc is a well-established, independently owned practice in Kent, WA. Our hospital was founded in 1974 and has been remodeled and expanded to help fit our growing...
10 hours ago
Pets Vets - Lakewood, WA (3 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Associate Veterinarian @ The Pet Doctor :Includes Sign-On Bonus!!: GREAT MENTORSHIP People, Pets & Vets Application Apply on Employer's Site The application opened in a new tab....
7 hours ago
Edgewood Veterinary Clinic - Milton, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
We are well equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, in-house Idexx Lab, and dental radiography. We believe there needs to be a balance between work and home life....
3 days ago
Pets Vets - Lacey, WA (22 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Details Posted: July 6, 2021 Location: Lacey, Washington Show Map Type & Experience Level: Full Time - Less than one year Function: Veterinarian Species: Canine, Feline, Exotic/Avian Category: Other...
3 days ago
Clover Valley Veterinary Services - Port Orchard, WA (21 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Mobile equipment includes DR digital radiography,VetRocket to digitally store & send images, video endoscopy, two ultrasounds, two Powerfloat dentistry systems, K-Laser Cube4, multiple cardiac monitoring...
3 days ago
Woodside Animal Hospital - Port Orchard, WA (21 miles from Tacoma, WA)
We have hired three veterinarians over the past year and a half, but the influx of Seattleites in Port Orchard has kept us busy....
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3 days ago Woodside Animal Hospital
Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital - Tacoma, WA
We offer a modern, spacious working area, a large treatment area, an in-house laboratory, a fully stocked pharmacy, digital radiography, and ultrasound....
4 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Newcastle, WA (21 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Job Description The Animal Hospital of Newport Hills in Newcastle,Washington is looking for an enthusiastic Veterinarian to join our team!...
5 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Normandy Park, WA (14 miles from Tacoma, WA)
A confident leader, proficient in dentistry, soft tissue surgery, and internal medicine....
5 days ago
Clover Valley Veterinary Services - Port Orchard, WA (21 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Mobile equipment includes DR digital radiography,VetRocket to digitally store & send images, video endoscopy, two ultrasounds, two Powerfloat dentistry systems, K-Laser Cube4, multiple cardiac monitoring...
7 days ago
Afford-A-Vet Animal Clinic - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Afford-A-Vet Animal Clinic in Kent, Washington is seeking a veterinarian to join their growing Veterinary team!...
7 days ago
Woodside Animal Hospital - Port Orchard, WA (21 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Our veterinary assistants serve as liaisons between the clients, veterinarians, and technicians....
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8 days ago Woodside Animal Hospital
Clover Valley Veterinary Services - Port Orchard, WA (21 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Mobile equipment includes DR digital radiography,VetRocket to digitally store & send images, video endoscopy, two ultrasounds, two Powerfloat dentistry systems, K-Laser Cube4, multiple cardiac monitoring...
8 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Port Orchard, WA (21 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Mobile equipment includes DR digital radiography,VetRocket to digitally store & send images, video endoscopy, two ultrasounds, two Powerfloat dentistry systems, K-Laser Cube4, multiple cardiac monitoring...
8 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...

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...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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

$93,240

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Tacoma, WA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.2%)
  • High School or GED (18.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.1%)
  • 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 Tacoma, WA
  • 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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