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Dog Walker Salary

Pay for Dog Walkers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $10.44 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $7.93 per hour and $25.06. Job satisfaction for Dog Walkers is high. Fewer than one in ten receive medical and dental insurance and fewer than one in twenty get vision plans. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$11,635 - $63,886
(Median)
$12K
$29K
$64K
MEDIAN: $28,939
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$7.93 - $25.06
(Median)
$7
$10
$25
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$11,635 - $63,886  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,002  
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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$16,420 - $52,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.93 - $25.06  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.28  
Overtime
$0.00 - $10.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,002  
   
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).
)
$16,420 - $52,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Dog Walker

  • Play with dogs.
  • Give dogs water, food and simple medication when requested by clients.
  • Walk and sit clients' dogs.
  • Ensure dogs are safe and properly cared for.

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Experience Affects Dog Walker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 29%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 6% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 94%