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Average Hourly Rate for PetSmart Inc. Employees

PetSmart Inc. is a retail firm headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz. that hires for Cashier positions, Dog Bather roles, and more. PetSmart Inc. workers earn an average of $9.67 per hour normally and $17.65 during overtime hours. Your experience level influences pay for PetSmart Inc. workers the most, followed by where you live and your job title. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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PetSmart Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: PetSmart Inc.
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About This Company

19601 N 27TH AVE
Phoenix, Arizona 85027


Retail, Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers

Pet Smart, Petsmart, Petsmart, Inc.

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $11.01 per hour. The largest slice of the PetSmart Inc. workforce (59 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $9.52 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $14.97 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Phoenix, Ariz.; Atlanta, Ga. (about $12.11), Gilroy, Calif. ($11.32), and Lynnwood, Wash. ($10.83) are the next top-paying cities. Houston, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $7.38. The highest pay by state can be found in Arizona, where pay average out at $15.00 per hour.


Merchandise Presentation Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $15.62 per hour on average; Lead Cashiers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $10.37, followed by Stockers earning $9.85 and Dog Trainers making about $9.27. Cashiers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $8.76.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $10.20 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree, Business Administration; PetSmart Inc. awards about $11.24 to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Inventory Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $11.59 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-half of PetSmart Inc.'s people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Cash Handling, Retail, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; PetSmart Inc. gives paid vacation days to two-fifths of employees and sick leave to one in four survey participants. Nearly two in five workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A majority of employees report having health insurance, and slightly more than half of workers report having dental coverage. PetSmart Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, a casual working environment, company store discount, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for PetSmart Inc.


61 %
39 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$9 - $13
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
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