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Pet Groomer Salary

The average pay for a Pet Groomer is $29,710 per year.

$18,058 - $55,653
(Median)
$18K
$30K
$56K
MEDIAN: $29,710
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90%

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$8.01 - $16.68
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$18,058 - $55,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
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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$17,871 - $50,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.01 - $16.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.28 - $5.09  
Overtime
$13.33 - $22.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
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).
)
$17,871 - $50,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Job Description for Pet Groomer

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Pet Groomer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pet Groomer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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!

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Experience Affects Pet Groomer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 77%
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