Average Dog Groomer Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Dog Groomer is $14.87 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
$98 - $5k
$5k - $39k
Total Pay
$22k - $57k
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What Do Dog Groomers Do?

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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How do Dog Groomers Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 35 responses, the job of Dog Groomer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.71 out of 5. On average, Dog Groomers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Dog Groomers

What is the highest pay for Dog Groomers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Dog Groomer is $24.72 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Dog Groomers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Dog Groomer is $10.35 / hour

How can Dog Groomers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Dog Groomer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Dog Groomer that oversees more junior Dog Groomers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.