The average salary for a Veterinary Practice Manager is $48,400.
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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 communic…Read more
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.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Veterinary Practice Manager
The top respondents for the job title Veterinary Practice Manager are from the companies Banfield, The Pet Hospital, VCA Animal Hospital and Vetcor. Reported salaries are highest at VCA Antech where the average pay is $64,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Banfield, The Pet Hospital, earning around $54,267. Vetcor pays the lowest at around $45,316. BluePearl Veterinary Partners also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,868.
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Popular Skills for Veterinary Practice Manager
Human Resources (HR)
Skills in Operations Management, Human Resources (HR) and Office Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Payroll Administration 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 $41,449 based on 25 salaries. An early career Veterinary Practice Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,279 based on 229 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Practice Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,743 based on 227 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Practice Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,976 based on 354 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,971.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Veterinary Practice Manager in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 21.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (5.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (7.0% less), Austin, Texas (6.2% less) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (6.0% less).
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