Average Hourly Rate for PetSmart Inc. Employees

Operating out of Phoenix, Ariz., retail company PetSmart Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Cashier to Dog Bather. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $18.91), people who work for PetSmart Inc. earn a median wage of $10.00 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for PetSmart Inc. workers, followed by your experience level and your role at the company. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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PetSmart Inc. Hourly Rate


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Dog Bather
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Pet Care Attendant
27 profiles

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Dog Trainer
26 profiles

25 profiles

Sales Associate
19 profiles

Retail Sales Associate
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 408
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About This Company

19601 N 27TH AVE
Phoenix, Arizona 85027


Retail, Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers

Pet Smart, Petsmart, Petsmart, Inc.

Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.71 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Phoenix, Ariz.; Louisville, Ky. (around $12.43), Eugene, Ore. (about $11.75), and Dallas, Texas ($11.50) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Denver, Colo.; in fact, at $9.64 it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Pennsylvania, where pay average out at approximately $13.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $11.85 per hour. The largest fraction of PetSmart Inc. people (56 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $9.67 per hour on average.


The highest paychecks go to Dog Groomers, who earn an average about $10.75 per hour, closely trailed by Dog Trainers (approximately $10.03), Sales Associates ($9.70), and Pet Care Attendants ($9.61). Cashiers make an average approximately $8.97, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $11.69 per hour for Forklift Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. PetSmart Inc. compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)-holders the most at $14.80 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $13.95 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among PetSmart Inc. workers, with the greater part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Just one in seven workers receive paid time off. PetSmart Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and just under one in three workers use this option to save for their retirement. PetSmart Inc. provides health insurance to about one-half, and more than two-fifths of workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes company store discount, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for PetSmart Inc.


67 %
33 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $12
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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