Ask Shawn: Help! I’ll never be able to retire on my hourly pay

Ask Shawn: Help! I’ll never be able to retire on my hourly pay

Shawn McVey counsels a team member who can’t afford to continue working in the veterinary profession
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Jul 24, 2015

A Firstline reader writes, “I only make a couple dollars more than when I started in the profession several years ago. Should I give up and leave for a more profitable profession?” Shawn McVey, MA, MSW, of McVey Management Solutions in Austin, Texas, says that, though the prospects of wages increasing dramatically in the veterinary market aren’t good, there are still things you can do to up your income. Watch as he explains.