The average rate for a Dog Groomer is AU$20.18 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$30,050 - AU$55,233
AU$30K
AU$40K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$40,181
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.93 - AU$25.04
AU$16
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.17
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$30,050 - AU$55,233
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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AU$32,710 - AU$52,567
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$15.93 - AU$25.04
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.91
Overtime AU$22.12
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
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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AU$32,710 - AU$52,567
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

Job Description for Dog Groomer

A dog groomer performs grooming- and hygiene-related duties such as giving haircuts to animals, as well as shampooing, combing, and styling fur. Other duties that the dog groomer may perform include teeth and ear cleaning and nail cutting. The dog groomer needs to provide high-quality customer service to a diverse range of dog owners, helping maintain and gain clients. Attention to detail is key to perform satisfactory grooming at it relates to styles and cuts for different breeds. Besides grooming, the dog groomer must keep their work area clean, work effectively with coworkers, and be able to effectively manage their time.

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Dog 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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Pay by Experience Level for Dog Groomer

Pay by Experience for a Dog Groomer has a positive trend. An entry-level Dog Groomer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dog Groomer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Dog Groomer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 28 salaries. A Dog Groomer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$41,928

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Key Stats for Dog Groomer

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Dog Groomer Salaries

▲20%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%