A Dog Groomer and Bather earns an average wage of $10.06 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$14,191 - $47,344
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$27K
$47K
MEDIAN: $27,000
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$7.84 - $15.32
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MEDIAN: $10.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$14,191 - $47,344  
   
Commission
$1,925  
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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$16,405 - $32,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.84 - $15.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $2.71  
Overtime
$13.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Commission
$1,925  
   
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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$16,405 - $32,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Dog Groomer and Bather

  • Bathe and clean dogs, brush out their hair, clean ears, and trim toe nails.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Dog Groomer and Bather

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Dog Groomer and Bather Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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