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Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor Salary

A Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor earns an average wage of $10.97 per hour.

$15,101 - $50,684
(Median)
$15K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,830
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90%

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$8.51 - $45.62
(Median)
$8
$11
$46
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$15,101 - $50,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
Commission
$509 - $6,878  
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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$18,181 - $85,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$8.51 - $45.62  
   
Overtime
$11.05 - $24.47  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
   
Commission
$509 - $6,878  
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).
)
$18,181 - $85,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor

  • Observe and evaluate dog behaviors to determine the best training methods or solutions to behavioral problems.
  • Schedule and advertise class and private lesson times, locations, and prices.
  • Conduct classes or private lessons to teach owners how to train and develop better relationships with their dogs.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 74%
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