The veterinary team pay report: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge

The veterinary team pay report: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge

Featuring exclusive new research on team pay, this dvm360 Leadership Challenge explores the data behind what team members make—and how to grow the business so practices can pay more.
Feb 05, 2015
By dvm360.com staff


It’s no secret that veterinary team members are not the most well-off members of society. They do the work they do for love, not money, but many of them struggle to make ends meet—especially if they’re supporting a family. This dvm360 Leadership Challenge takes a close look at what veterinary team members earn, how satisfied they are in their jobs, and whether they're sticking around in the profession. Plus, tips on how practice owners can pay team members more.

Trends in veterinary team pay: a Firstline roundtable discussion

Team pay has been largely stagnant for most positions for the last five years. So what can team members do to reinvigorate the market and earn more? The dvm360.com Editors talk trends in veterinary team pay, including how team members can boost pay and help build their practices, in this Firstline Roundtable discussion: 

 

Veterinary team pay report

An in-depth look at what veterinary technicians, receptionists, assistants and managers earn—and how they feel about it.

10 revenue-boosting tactics to pay staff more

We're shouting it to the rafters: Want to pay your staff more? Then earn more revenue. Here are 10 ways to do it. Plus, eye-opening data from the 2015 Firstline Career Path Study.

What specialized veterinary technicians bring to the table

Specialization is one way the veterinary technicians in your practice might be able to earn more because their increased expertise can save veterinarians' time and bring in more revenue. 

Do you know what factors influence your pay? And would you be willing to work someplace else if you could earn more?

 

Obtaining certification as a certified veterinary pain practitioner will not only help you provide the next level of care to patients—it may also help you reach a new level of personal and professional growth.

 

Tasha McNerney, BS, CVT, and guest Mary Berg, BS, RVT, RLATG, VTS (dentistry), discuss specialization in the veterinary technician field over coffee on the couch.

 

When it’s time to move on to a different job or another practice, it’s important to leave the right way. Use these tips to say goodbye on good terms.