Dog Handler Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Dog Handler is $10.21 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Dog Handler Salary (?
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$24,960 - $55,200
(Median)
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38K
55K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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Dog Handler Salary (?
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$8.04 - $19.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,960 - $55,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$17,218 - $44,308  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.04 - $19.58  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
   
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).
)
$17,218 - $44,308  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Experience Affects Dog Handler Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 63%
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