Veterinarian in San Diego, California Salary

A Veterinarian in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $83,785 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Emergency Medicine is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$40,784 - $113,862
$41K
$83K
$110K
MEDIAN: $83,157
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$40,784 - $113,862  
   
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$6,500  
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$41,088 - $115,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Veterinarian

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Veterinarian Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲12%

▼0%

National Average
$84,000

Skills That Affect Veterinarian Salaries

Emergency Medicine
▲14%

National Average
$84,000

Medicine / Surgery
▼5%

General Surgery
▼5%

Preventative Medicine
▼10%

Internal Medicine
▼14%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 31%
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