Dog Handler Salary

The average rate for a Dog Handler is $10.12 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$29,087 - $82,434
(Median)
$29K
$45K
$82K
MEDIAN: $44,524
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$8.05 - $19.53
(Median)
$8
$10
$20
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,087 - $82,434  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
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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$17,291 - $58,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.05 - $19.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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).
)
$17,291 - $58,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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What is it like working as a Dog Handler?

Dog Handler in Newburg:
"I love spending the time with the dogs."
Pros: I like the driving I do and getting to know and the dogs know me.
Cons: Lack of move up ability. Also wish for more pay.

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Experience Affects Dog Handler Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 77%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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