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Veterinary Office Manager Average Salary in India 2023

How much money does a Veterinary Office Manager make in India?

Average Monthly Salary
40,400 INR
( 485,000 INR yearly)


A person working as a Veterinary Office Manager in India typically earns around 40,400 INR per month. Salaries range from 18,600 INR (lowest) to 64,200 INR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Veterinary Office Manager salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Veterinary Office Manager Salary Distribution in India

Median and salary distribution monthly India Veterinary Office Manager
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Veterinary Office Manager salaries in India range from 18,600 INR per month (minimum salary) to 64,200 INR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 43,600 INR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Veterinary Office Manager(s) are earning less than 43,600 INR while the other half are earning more than 43,600 INR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Veterinary Office Manager(s) are earning less than 28,000 INR while 75% of them are earning more than 28,000 INR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Veterinary Office Manager(s) are earning less than 58,200 INR while 25% are earning more than 58,200 INR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Veterinary Office Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Veterinary Office Manager salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Veterinary Office Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximately 21,100 INR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 28,200 INR per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 41,600 INR per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Veterinary Office Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 50,700 INR per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 55,300 INR per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 59,900 INR per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Veterinary Office Manager average salary change by experience in India

0 - 2 Years
21,100 INR
2 - 5 Years+34%
28,200 INR
5 - 10 Years+48%
41,600 INR
10 - 15 Years+22%
50,700 INR
15 - 20 Years+9%
55,300 INR
20+ Years+8%
59,900 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Veterinary Office Manager Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Veterinary Office Manager(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Veterinary Office Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Veterinary Office Manager is 24,500 INR per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 47,300 INR per month, 93% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

Veterinary Office Manager average salary difference by education level in India

Bachelor's Degree
24,500 INR
Master's Degree+93%
47,300 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in India costs anywhere from 160,000 Indian Rupee(s) to 479,000 Indian Rupee(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Veterinary Office Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Veterinary Office Manager employees in India earn 20% more than their female counterparts on average.

44,100 INR
36,700 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in India for all Careers

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Veterinary Office Manager Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in India

How much are annual salary increments in India for Veterinary Office Manager(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Veterinary Office Manager

Veterinary Office Manager(s) in India are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 16 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

India / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in India is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in India for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Veterinary Office Manager Bonus and Incentive Rates in India

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate India Veterinary Office Manager
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A Veterinary Office Manager is considered to be a high bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

15% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 85% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Veterinary Office Manager Average Hourly Wage in India

230 INR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in India is 230 INR. This means that the average Veterinary Office Manager in India earns approximately 230 INR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Veterinary Office Manager VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Veterinary Office Manager and Pet Care monthly India
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The average salary for Veterinary Office Manager is 56% more than that of Pet Care. Also, Pet Care salaries are 19% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Animal Breeder29,700 INR-26%
Animal Caretaker19,000 INR-53%
Animal Control Officer20,700 INR-49%
Animal Health Technician23,400 INR-42%
Animal Scientist42,800 INR+6%
Kennel Attendant18,200 INR-55%
Kennel Technician18,200 INR-55%
Pet Sitter15,800 INR-61%
Veterinarian37,100 INR-8%
Veterinary Office Manager40,400 INR+0%
Veterinary Receptionist17,800 INR-56%
Veterinary Technician26,100 INR-35%
Zoo Keeper24,700 INR-39%
Zoo Veterinarian38,000 INR-6%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
agra37,800 INR
Ahmadabad42,800 INR
Bangalore47,300 INR
Bhopal41,200 INR
Chennai46,000 INR
Coimbatore38,300 INR
Delhi44,000 INR
Ghaziabad37,900 INR
Hyderabad45,900 INR
Indore40,000 INR
Jaipur43,400 INR
Kanpur43,300 INR
Kolkata43,800 INR
Lucknow41,200 INR
Ludhiana37,500 INR
Madurai37,300 INR
Mumbai44,400 INR
Nagpur42,900 INR
Patna37,900 INR
Pimpri-Chinchwad40,000 INR
Pune42,900 INR
Surat43,300 INR
Vadodara39,000 INR
Visakhapatnam38,800 INR

Salary Comparison By State

StateAverage Salary
Andaman & Nicobar Islands36,300 INR
Andhra Pradesh44,100 INR
Arunachal Pradesh38,600 INR
Assam41,600 INR
Bihar48,400 INR
Chandigarh37,600 INR
Chhatisgarh41,600 INR
Dadra & Nagar Haveli36,100 INR
Daman & Diu33,100 INR
Delhi41,200 INR
Goa39,000 INR
Gujarat44,500 INR
Haryana42,500 INR
Himachal Pradesh38,400 INR
Jammu & Kashmir40,800 INR
Jharkhand46,000 INR
Karnataka44,900 INR
Kerala44,600 INR
Lakshadweep32,700 INR
Madhya Pradesh47,100 INR
Maharashtra49,900 INR
Manipur38,300 INR
Meghalaya39,500 INR
Mizoram35,100 INR
Nagaland38,300 INR
Orissa46,400 INR
Pondicherry36,300 INR
Punjab43,800 INR
Rajasthan44,800 INR
Sikkim35,800 INR
Tamil Nadu48,200 INR
Tripura38,800 INR
Uttar Pradesh46,800 INR
Uttaranchal41,200 INR
West Bengal47,500 INR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in India earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
31,000 INR
Public Sector+5%
32,700 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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