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Vital Statistics Series

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The insights you need to attract and retain a motivated, long-term team.

Compensation and Benefits is widely recognized as the most trusted and comprehensive resource for competitive pay and perks packages in the veterinary profession. Whether you’re building a brand-new practice team or hiring for a few positions, this highly respected guide has the credible statistics and market conditions to help you move forward. Using information from more than 600 practices across the country, this entirely updated ninth edition includes:

  • Detailed demographic breakdowns of average salaries and wages for every member of the practice team
  • Information on a variety of benefits, including paid time off, annual CE allowances, health insurance, retirement plans, bonuses, discounts on veterinary services, and more
  • Methods of calculating and compensating veterinary staff on production
  • New data on employee turnover, nonmonetary incentives, and use of performance evaluations
Striking a balance between what your hospital can reasonably offer and providing an environment in which team members have the opportunity to build both career and financial wellbeing is critical. Compensation and Benefits can get you there.


Paperback, 204 pages, more than 160 tables, 2020, AAHA Press

How profitable your practice will be is up to you. Is it performing at its peak potential?

Using critical benchmark data from practices just like yours, you’ll ensure your hospital is competitive and operating at its best.

Financial and Productivity Pulsepoints is the industry standard for benchmarking. Now in its tenth edition, this bestselling practice management tool allows you to determine where your practice is successful and where improvements can be made. The new edition includes fresh data on practice demographics, hospital expenses and revenue, and everything in between provided by hospitals across the country. All data tables are accompanied by clear explanations, analyses, and discussions—giving you the information you need to curb expenses and accelerate profits.

Find out if other hospitals are uncovering hidden costs you’ve been missing, discover which added services can most impact your bottom line, and strike the ideal balance of staff for your hospital. With this book, you’ll also have access to a bevy of invaluable decision-support tools on the companion website. Use them to:
  • Simulate the effect of changes you could make—such as increasing your average transaction charge by one dollar—and see, in real time, their larger effects
  • Strengthen your profitability strategy by learning which key performance indicators make the biggest difference
  • Take the guesswork out of inventory and set a reliable reorder schedule
A must-have for every practice owner or manager, Financial and Productivity Pulsepoints is the benchmark.
Paperback, 270 pages, 110 tables, 2019, AAHA Press

The economic landscape is always changing. Is your practice adapting?
One of the trickiest aspects of running a practice is simply knowing how much to charge. What will keep you profitable and competitive within your unique market? Solve the mystery of “right-size” pricing with the 20th anniversary edition of AAHA’s bestselling statistical book, which includes US veterinary fees for more than 530 services and cases and more than 640 tables with data on discounts, vaccination services, and time scheduled for procedures.
Using the profession’s most reliable and well-organized information, you can confidently price your services correctly for your market (accounting for median household income of clients, metropolitan status of the practice, and so on) and for your practice’s philosophy, age, and size. Evidence-based fee setting lets you see exactly where you stand and adjust accordingly. 
New and updated data include:
  • Fees for acupuncture and in-home euthanasia 
  • Reasons practices elected to change fees 
  • Gross annual revenue of survey respondents 
  • Information on in-home euthanasia services 
  • Frequency of preventive care exams, rabies vaccines, FVRCP vaccines, and other services
With The Veterinary Fee Reference, you will be confident that your practice is establishing the right value for its services and products, resulting in fees that are both reasonable and competitive.
Paperback, 460 pages, more than 640 tables, 2018, AAHA Press