Horse Trainer Salary

The average salary for a Horse Trainer is $30,201 per year.

$15,314 - $49,849
$15K
$30K
$50K
MEDIAN: $30,201
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$8.00 - $58.96
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$59
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$15,314 - $49,849  
   
Bonus
$9,887  
Profit Sharing
$850  
Commission
$2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$16,176 - $59,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $58.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$19.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$9,887  
   
Commission
$2,035  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$16,176 - $59,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Horse Trainer

Horse trainers work primarily in outdoor settings to feed, groom, and train horses. They are expected to perform training such as under-saddle or ground work and clean barn stalls, pastures, or/and round pens, and must also evaluate horses in terms of adaptability and behavioral/medical issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Horse Trainer

Pay by Experience for a Horse Trainer has a positive trend. An entry-level Horse Trainer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Horse Trainer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Horse Trainer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 21 salaries. A Horse Trainer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for Horse Trainer

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Horse Trainer Salaries

Late-Career
▲54%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 69%
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