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Veterinary Schools
In San Diego, California

In San Diego, there is only one veterinary school where veterinary faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of veterinary and veterinary education in San Diego, which includes veterinary training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Veterinary Employment

San Diego 4,720
California 35,870

Of the 35,870 veterinary professionals employed in California, 4,720 work in San Diego. There has been a 22% growth in the number of veterinary professionals in San Diego between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for veterinary professionals in San Diego has increased, overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Veterinary employment growth

31,200 32,520 34,990 35,470 35,870
3,870 4,210 4,400 4,910 4,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Veterinary VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$46,423 $52,318 $57,117 $47,395 $42,170
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

Salaries for veterinary professionals in San Diego have decreased. San Diego veterinary professionals made $42,170 per year, on average, in 2010. Veterinary professionals in San Diego made a yearly average salary of $46,423, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of veterinary professionals in San Diego is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in San Diego

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Veterinary professionals make a median salary of $39,980 per year in San Diego. The 10% of veterinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,902 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 201% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in San Diego


On average veterinary professional salaries in San Diego are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Veterinary schools in San Diego


Many of San Diego's veterinary professionals are graduates of the only accredited veterinary school in the city.

Veterinary Programs Offered In San Diego


There is one degree and certificate program in veterinary offered by San Diego's veterinary school.

Student Completed Veterinary Degrees In San Diego


In 2010 approximately 26 students graduated from veterinary courses.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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