Dog Handler Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Dog Handler is $10.31 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Dog Handler Total Pay (?
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$24,511 - $49,327
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,000
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Dog Handler Total Pay (?
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$8.11 - $19.75
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,511 - $49,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$17,440 - $42,094  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.11 - $19.75  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
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).
)
$17,440 - $42,094  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Experience Affects Dog Handler Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 29%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%
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Gender
Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 59%
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