Dog Walker Salary (United States)

A Dog Walker earns an average wage of $10.34 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Dog Walker Total Pay (?
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$11,745 - $62,416
(Median)
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46K
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MEDIAN: $28,394
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Dog Walker Total Pay (?
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$7.92 - $25.21
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$11,745 - $62,416  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
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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$16,367 - $53,627  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.92 - $25.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $1.13  
Overtime
$0.00 - $12.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
   
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).
)
$16,367 - $53,627  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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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
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 7% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 93%
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