Veterinary Receptionist Salary

The average salary for a Veterinary Receptionist in the UK is:


Job profile for a Veterinary Receptionist

Being a veterinary receptionist involves: Booking appointments over the phone and face to face. Dealing with emotional people (angry/upset). Being a bereavement counsellor. Reconciliation. Dealing with Client Accounts. Chasing debts. Ordering Stock / Stock Checking. Taking payments. Selling products over counter. Requesting histories from other Veterinary Practices. Taking messages. Cleaning. Registering new clients. Arranging meetings. Liaising with Sales Reps. Writing Sympathy Cards. Well, that it off the top of my head. Most importantly though, if you can Smile, Multitask phones and people and Vets and be a friend and great people and animal person all at the same time - you'll be fine!

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Veterinary Receptionist Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £13,173.

The average salary in 2009 was £14,000, based on 1 respondents (a difference of 6% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £10,144, based on 6 respondents (a difference of -38% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £12,000, based on 1 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Veterinary Receptionist based on all salary survey responses is: £13,709

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Veterinary Receptionist is £6.93.

Assorted Veterinary Receptionist Salary Information

£13,500South East21-September-15

Veterinary Receptionist Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Veterinary Receptionist job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£12199 $19030.44 North West
£15110 $23571.6 London
£11090 $17300.4 Yorkshire and North East
£12060 $18813.6 South West
£14278 $22273.68 South East
£11783 $18381.48 Scotland
£12476 $19462.56 Northern Ireland
£11645 $18166.2 Wales
£12892 $20111.52 Midlands
£11506 $17949.36 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Veterinary Receptionist, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £10,397 for a worker in their 20s, £13,585 (30s), £16,080 (40s) and £16,080 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Veterinary Receptionist is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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