A Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor earns an average wage of $16.00 per hour.

$29,479 - $40,223
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$38K
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MEDIAN: $37,500
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$8.98 - $78.35
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$16
$78
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$37,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,376 - $157,046  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$8.98 - $78.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.69  
Overtime
$17.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$19,376 - $157,046  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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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Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
medical benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 90%
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