The average rate for a Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding is $11.78 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$20,468 - $50,254
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MEDIAN: $30,904
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$9.63 - $16.11
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,468 - $50,254  
   
Bonus
$25.34 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$900  
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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$20,180 - $40,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.63 - $16.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.52  
Overtime
$14.71 - $25.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$25.34 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$900  
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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$20,180 - $40,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding

Kennel managers are responsible for operating kennels which take care of various animals, particularly cats and dogs; these managers may also be employed at animal shelters, day cares, veterinarians' offices, or boarding kennels. Of course, it is important for applicants to love working with animals and have sufficient knowledge of how to handle and care for them; strong customer service skills are also important so that customers return in the future.

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Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding Tasks

  • Manage the front desk, taking phone calls, providing customer service, receiving dogs for boarding, and sending dogs home.
  • Ensure dogs are fed, watered, exercised, and in good health, supervising kennel assistants or personally performing tasks.
  • Clean and sanitize kennel runs and maintain cleanliness of facilities.
  • Train, groom, or nurse dogs depending on the purpose of the facility and services offered to owners.

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What is it like working as a Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding?

Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding in Sneads Ferry:
"Kennel Manager."
Pros: Being a part of the animal industry, interaction with customers, and keeping a good team together.
Cons: Rude customers, messy kennels, hours (7am-8pm 7 days a week).

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Experience Affects Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$27,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding Salaries

Cleaning
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

National Average
$27,000

People Management
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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