Dog Kennel Attendant Salary

A Dog Kennel Attendant earns an average wage of $9.19 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$7.81 - $12.09
(Median)
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$9
$12
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.81 - $12.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.28  
Overtime
$11.77 - $18.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $587  
   
Total Pay (?
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$16,267 - $25,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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Job Description for Dog Kennel Attendant

Dog kennel attendants work with various kinds of dogs in an indoor setting. People who work in kennels need to have a desire to help animals, as they ensure the safekeeping of pets while their owners are away, usually on trips. Attendants must be able to provide adequate care for all types of dogs.

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Dog Kennel Attendant Tasks

  • Help manage the front desk, take phone calls, provide customer service, receive dogs for boarding, and send dogs home.
  • Clean and sanitize kennel runs and maintain cleanliness of facilities.
  • Feed, water, exercise, and monitor the health of the dogs.
  • Assist with bathing and grooming dogs.

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Experience Affects Dog Kennel Attendant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 79%
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