Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Dog Sitter is $12.82
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dog Sitters?
An entry-level Dog Sitter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.87 based on 6 salaries. An early career Dog Sitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.48 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Dog Sitter …Read more
What Do Dog Sitters Do?
Dog sitters provide care for dogs on an as-needed basis, such as when a family is out of town or on vacation. Their tasks may vary depending on the dog's needs and the owners' expectations. Common tasks performed by dog sitters include walking the dog several times per day, preparing the dog's food per owners' instructions, ensuring the dog's environment is safe, providing medications and monitoring the dog to ensure that no emergency health situations arise. Dog sitters must be comfortable …Read more