Dog Groomer and Bather Salary (United States)

A Dog Groomer and Bather earns an average wage of $9.53 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Dog Groomer and Bather Total Pay (?
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$13,857 - $38,957
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24,509
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Dog Groomer and Bather Total Pay (?
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$7.61 - $13.70
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$13,857 - $38,957  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $518  
Commission
$2,027 - $44,385  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,919 - $39,063  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.61 - $13.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.26 - $4.15  
Overtime
$9.11 - $15.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $518  
   
Commission
$2,027 - $44,385  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,919 - $39,063  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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Job Description for Dog Groomer and Bather

  • Trim, shave, and shape a dog’s coat, following typical patterns for the breed or owner’s directions.
  • Manage the front desk, answer the phone, schedule appointments, and greet customers.
  • Bathe and clean dogs, brush out their hair, clean ears, and trim toe nails.

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Experience Affects Dog Groomer and Bather Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
National Average
$21,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 74%
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