The average pay for a Pet Groomer is $29,260 per year.

$18,648 - $48,758
$19K
$29K
$49K
MEDIAN: $29,260
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$8.57 - $18.78
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,648 - $48,758  
   
Bonus
$750  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$18,880 - $48,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.57 - $18.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.27 - $3.05  
Overtime
$19.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$750  
   
Commission
$8,000  
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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$18,880 - $48,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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Job Description for Pet Groomer

Pet groomers are responsible for bathing and styling pets and must provide quality customer service after analyzing owners' needs and requirements. They should follow strict safety guidelines to protect the safety of everyone involved, and they may use protective gear such as gloves or water boots.

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Pet Groomer Tasks

  • Interact with clients to identify services and set expectations.
  • Identify health problems and notify owners in a respectful manner.
  • Maintain records on all pets and clients, including services supplied.
  • Follow directions to appropriately use equipment and supplies.
  • Work with dogs to complete grooming tasks, relieving anxiety and meeting schedules.

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Pet Groomer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Pet Groomer?

Pet Groomer in Minneapolis:
"Pay."
Don't work for anything less than an average of 50% commission. Be prepared to stand all day work weekends and holidays and get dirty!

Key Stats for Pet Groomer

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Pet Groomer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 65%
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