$46,580
Avg. Salary
$17.98
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,171

Bonus

$1,499

Profit Sharing

$7,241

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Veterinary Practice Manager is $17.98 per hour.

The average pay for a Veterinary Practice Manager is $46,580 per year.

10%
$14.18
10%
$17.98
50%
$24.37
90%
90%
MEDIAN $17.98
10%
$35k
10%
$47k
50%
$66k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $46,580
$34,652 - $65,827
$35K
$47K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,580
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90%

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$14.18 - $24.37
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$0$65K
Salary $34,652 - $65,827
Bonus $197 - $5,173
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,856
Commission $7,241
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,459 - $62,468
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 643
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $14.18 - $24.37
Overtime $22.27 - $34.46
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $197 - $5,173
Commission $7,241
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,856
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,459 - $62,468
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 424

Job Description for Veterinary Practice Manager

Veterinary practice managers' responsibilities are based around the smooth handling and organization of their veterinary practice, including client satisfaction, staff relations, and profitability. They typically work in veterinary offices, animal hospitals, and similar facilities. Day-to-day tasks include optimizing scheduling processes, hiring and training employees, creating budgets, and auditing the practice for regulatory standards and performance. This position require substantial communication with job applicants and employees, which varies in volume based on the size of the practice. For example, in large practices, managers typically work with teams to ensure all duties are adequately covered. Generally, the veterinary practice manager's work is largely independent, but it requires regular communication and reporting to supervisors.

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Veterinary Practice Manager Tasks
  • Support veterinary doctor team and organize all staff activity.
  • Hire, train, and periodically review practice personnel.
  • Ensure compliance with workplace policy and all state and federal regulations.
  • Offer customer service solutions and mediate client issues.
  • Provide financial services for the practice, including payroll, customer accounts, and budget.

Veterinary Practice Manager Pay By Employer

$0$83K

$51,379

$53,495

VCA Antech
10 profiles
$61,398

Vetcor
6 profiles
$46,299

Common Career Paths for Veterinary Practice Manager


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Veterinary Practice Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Practice Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $53K per year.

Veterinary Practice Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Veterinary Practice Manager


Survey takers working as Veterinary Practice Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in veterinary technician, People Management, Office Management, and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 14 percent. Those listing Bookkeeping as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Accounts Receivable and Inventory Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Human Resources also know Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Practice Manager

Pay by Experience for a Veterinary Practice Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Veterinary Practice Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 180 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Veterinary Practice Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Practice Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 215 salaries. A Veterinary Practice Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 95 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,356

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Milwaukee offers some of the highest pay in the country for Veterinary Practice Managers, 21 percent above the national average. Veterinary Practice Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+13 percent) and Austin (+3 percent). Tampa ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average.

Veterinary Practice Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Veterinary Practice Manager?

Veterinary Practice Manager in Charlotte:
"Working in Charlotte, NC."
Pros: Very busy work environment. Clients are from all over the US so there is quick a diservisity of personalities.
Cons: Traffic

Veterinary Practice Manager in Prescott:
"Great."
Pros: The quality of care
Cons: Long days

Veterinary Practice Manager in Broomfield:
"Challenging."
Pros: Possibilities
Cons: Culture & lack of support from management company

Veterinary Practice Manager in Mason:
"Great Small Town Feel."
Pros: I enjoy that it is a small town where everyone seems to know everyone. People are generally pretty friendly.
Cons: The traffic! Bad places to eat for lunch, and a very long commute to work.

Veterinary Practice Manager in Sugar Land:
"CVPM Study."
Seek CVPM certification. This will train you on all of the best ways to manage. If you have a local manager group, get involved.

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Key Stats for Veterinary Practice Manager

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Veterinary Practice Manager Salaries

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
$43,000

▼1%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Practice Manager Salaries

veterinary technician
▲13%

People Management
▲11%

Office Management
▲4%

National Average
$43,000

Operations Management
▼3%

Client Interaction
▼3%






Bookkeeping
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 42%