Average Veterinary Practice Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Veterinary Practice Manager is $47,444.
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$36k - $66k
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$506 - $5k
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$32k - $63k

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Job Description for Veterinary Practice Manager

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Veterinary Practice Manager

The top respondents for the job title Veterinary Practice Manager are from the companies VCA Animal Hospital, Banfield, The Pet Hospital and Vetcor. Reported salaries are highest at VCA Antech where the average pay is $63,346. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Banfield, The Pet Hospital, earning around $52,576. Vetcor pays the lowest at around $46,299. VCA Animal Hospital also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $51,379.

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Popular Skills for Veterinary Practice Manager

Skills in Operations Management, Human Resources (HR) and Payroll Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable and Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Practice Manager

An entry-level Veterinary Practice Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,367 based on 84 salaries. An early career Veterinary Practice Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,952 based on 293 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Practice Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,205 based on 295 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Practice Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,746 based on 412 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,558.
Employees with Veterinary Practice Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 37.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (22.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (3.7% less).

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