Dog Kennel Worker Salary

The average pay for a Dog Kennel Worker is $8.87 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$7.47 - $11.33
(Median)
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$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.47 - $11.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.49  
Overtime
$11.33 - $15.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $204.26  
   
Total Pay (?
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$15,500 - $24,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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Job Description for Dog Kennel Worker

Dog kennel workers work primarily at kennels, dog hotels/motels, and other pet care facilities. Passion for dogs is essential for this position, and employers often prefer candidates who have prior experience working with dogs, though on-the-job training may be provided. Some employers may also require a high school diploma or GED to work in a front office.

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Dog Kennel Worker 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 Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 82%
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