Veterinary Schools in California
Detailed List of Veterinary Schools in California (2 Schools)
Veterinary schools are accredited by the authorized state veterinary board . The schools listed below are arranged by size with the largest veterinary schools first, based on the number of graduating students per year.
University of California - Davis (UC Davis) in Davis, CA
Visit the website for University of California - Davis at http://www.ucdavis.edu/
- About 130 students graduate per year
- Estimated tuition & fees are about $28,000 per year (Nonresidents: $40,000)
Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA
Visit the website for Western University of Health Sciences at http://www.westernu.edu/
- Veterinary program accredited since 2003
- About 110 students graduate per year
- Estimated tuition & fees are about $52,000 per year
Veterinarians in California can make anywhere in the range of $69,000 to $143,000 per year. The list below shows average salaries for veterinarians in cities across California.
- San Diego, Carlsbad: $112,000
- Anaheim, Santa Ana, Irvine: $138,000
- Oakland, Hayward, Berkeley: $105,000
- Riverside, San Bernardino, Ontario: $93,000
- Sacramento, Roseville, Arden, Arcade: $140,000
Veterinarian's in California Compared to Median Income Averages
+193% Above State Median Income
+223% Above National Median Income
Veterinarian's in California take home an average 57.61 per hour. Annual earnings for Veterinarian's working in the State of California average $119,830 which is 193% above the state median income and 223% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Veterinarian makes up just 0.04% of the working population in California and is limited due to the specific qualifications required along with the schooling involved in this career path. The increasing demand for qualified Veterinarians coupled with the educational barrier to enter the field is met with a steady supply of eager college graduates anxious to make a long-lasting impact in the lives of others in and around California.
Average Income for a Veterinarian in California
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Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both California in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective veterinarian school for information about the current school year.
Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.