A Dog Groomer and Bather earns an average wage of $9.99 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$16,913 - $47,678
(Median)
$17K
$28K
$48K
MEDIAN: $27,870
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$7.83 - $15.00
(Median)
$7
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$16,913 - $47,678  
   
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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$16,732 - $31,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.83 - $15.00  
   
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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$16,732 - $31,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Dog Groomer and Bather

  • Manage the front desk, answer the phone, schedule appointments, and greet customers.
  • Trim, shave, and shape a dog's coat, following typical patterns for the breed or owner's directions.
  • 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

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 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
6%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 65%
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