Average Entry-Level Dog Groomer Hourly Pay

$10.86
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$8.83
MEDIAN
$10.86
90%
$15.18

The average hourly pay for a Dog Groomer is $10.86

Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Bonus
$49 - $514
Total Pay
$19k - $33k
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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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FAQs About Dog Groomers

What is the highest pay for Dog Groomers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Dog Groomer is $15.18 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Dog Groomers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Dog Groomer is $8.83 / 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.