$19,743
Avg. Salary
$9.89
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$300

Bonus

$1,600

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Dog Kennel Attendant is $9.89 per hour.

The average pay for a Dog Kennel Attendant is $19,743 per year.

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$8.07
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$9.89
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$12.53
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$19k
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MEDIAN $19,743
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$0$28K
Salary $19,743
Bonus $35.48 - $1,536
Commission $1,600
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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$16,821 - $27,253
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $8.07 - $12.53
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $1.25
Overtime $11.74 - $18.23
Annual Data $0$27K
Bonus $35.48 - $1,536
Commission $1,600
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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$16,821 - $27,253
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 328

Job Description for Dog Kennel Attendant

Dog kennel attendants work with various kinds of dogs in an indoor setting. People who work in kennels need to have a desire to help animals, as they ensure the safekeeping of pets while their owners are away, usually on trips. Attendants must be able to provide adequate care for all types of dogs.

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Dog Kennel Attendant Tasks
  • Feed, water, exercise, and monitor the health of the dogs.
  • Assist with bathing and grooming dogs.
  • Help manage the front desk, take phone calls, provide customer service, receive dogs for boarding, and send dogs home.
  • Clean and sanitize kennel runs and maintain cleanliness of facilities.

Dog Kennel Attendant Job Listings

Dog Kennel Attendant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dog Kennel Attendant?

Dog Kennel Attendant in Greenville:
"Friendly Environments."
Pros: Caring individuals that almost become family with time
Cons: Traffic, commute

Dog Kennel Attendant in Vancouver:
"Fast paced, can be hectic and stressful but overall great."
Pros: The people I work with are hard working and care about the dogs and keeping things clean and safe. The owner works us hard but also gives us perks like food, coffee, cold weather clothing/boots etc. I like interacting with all the different sizes, breeds and temperaments. Its nice to see dogs on a regular basis.
Cons: It can get crazy and sometimes the dogs aren't the best trained. The rest is really good.

Dog Kennel Attendant in Georgetown:
"Caring for dogs and cats."
Pros: The animal care.
Cons: Working outside in 100 degree weather.

Key Stats for Dog Kennel Attendant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Dog Kennel Attendant Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 73%