Veterinary Schools In California

In California, there are 34 accredited schools where veterinary classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in veterinary in the state of California, which encompasses veterinary training at the following levels:

  • Veterinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Veterinary
  • Bachelors degree in Veterinary
  • Masters degree in Veterinary
  • PhD degree in Veterinary


Schools

  1. Bakersfield College

    1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, California 93305-1299

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  2. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

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  3. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, California 91768

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  4. California State University-Fresno

    5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740

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  5. University of California-Davis

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

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  6. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

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  7. University of California-Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California 93106

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  8. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  9. Cosumnes River College

    8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, California 95823-5799

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  10. Cuesta College

    Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, California 93403-8106

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  11. Foothill College

    12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, California 94022

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  12. Hartnell College

    411 Central Avenue, Salinas, California 93901

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  13. Humboldt State University

    1 Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299

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  14. Reedley College

    995 N Reed Ave, Reedley, California 93654

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  15. Los Angeles Pierce College

    6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, California 91371-0002

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  16. Merced College

    3600 M St, Merced, California 95348-2898

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  17. Modesto Junior College

    435 College Ave, Modesto, California 95350-5800

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  18. Moorpark College

    7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, California 93021-1695

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  19. Mt. San Antonio College

    1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, California 91789-1399

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  20. San Diego Mesa College

    7250 Mesa College Dr, San Diego, California 92111-4998

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  21. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  22. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

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  23. College of the Sequoias

    915 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia, California 93277-2214

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  24. Shasta College

    11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, California 96003

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  25. Sierra College

    5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, California 95677-3397

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  26. Carrington College California-Sacramento

    8909 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, California 95826

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  27. Yuba College

    2088 N Beale Rd, Marysville, California 95901

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  28. Carrington College California-San Leandro

    15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500, San Leandro, California 95478

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  29. San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno

    295 E Sierra Ave, Fresno, California 93710-3616

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  30. Pima Medical Institute in Chula Vista

    780 Bay Blvd Suite101, Chula Vista, California 91910

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  31. Carrington College California-San Jose

    6201 San Ignacio Ave., San Jose, California 95119

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  32. Carrington College California-Pleasant Hill

    380 Civic Dr Ste 300, Pleasant Hill, California 94523

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  33. Carrington College California-Stockton

    1313 W. Robinhood Drive, Suite B, Stockton, California 95207

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  34. Carrington College California-Citrus Heights

    7301 Greenback Lane-Ste A, Citrus Heights, California 95621

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Veterinary Employment

California 35,870
National 342,390

Approximately 11% of the country's veterinary professionals work in California state.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In California

31,200 32,520 34,990 35,470 35,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of veterinary professionals is growing in California. 4,670 more veterinary professionals were working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of veterinary has grown by 15% in California. This growth is faster than the national trend for veterinary professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of veterinary professionals working around the nation.

Veterinary VS. All Professions salaries in California

$46,550 $47,542 $49,980 $37,714 $56,886
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In California, as the number of veterinary professionals is growing, the salaries earned by veterinary professionals are increasing. Veterinary professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,550 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,886 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in California

10th percentile
$33,670
25th percentile
$41,138
50th percentile
$53,262
75th percentile
$70,374
90th percentile
$83,886

Thus, there was a 18% growth in veterinary professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 149% pay differential between the highest paid veterinary professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of veterinary in California.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in California

Biology
$70,178
Veterinary
$56,886

In California, veterinary professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Veterinary programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
26
bachelor
11
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
24
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The number of students graduating from the 34 accredited veterinary schools in California is decreasing. In 2006, 2,527 students graduated from veterinary courses in California. And in 2010, 1,302 students graduated.

This represents a 48% decrease in the number of veterinary degree or certificate school graduates in California state. Most of these graduates, or 39%, earned a associate's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in California

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