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Dog Walker Salary

A Dog Walker earns an average wage of $10.40 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$11,400 - $66,000
(Median)
$11K
$28K
$66K
MEDIAN: $28,394
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50%
90%

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$7.99 - $24.70
(Median)
$8
$10
$25
MEDIAN: $10
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$11,400 - $66,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,935  
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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$16,534 - $52,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.99 - $24.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.27  
Overtime
$0.28 - $11.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,935  
   
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).
)
$16,534 - $52,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121

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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 48%

Mid-Career
up arrow 38%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

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