$30,009
Avg. Salary
$13.94
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Dog Walker is $13.94 per hour.

The average pay for a Dog Walker is $30,009 per year.

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$9.73
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$13.94
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$24.76
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MEDIAN $13.94
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MEDIAN $30,009
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$0$67K
Salary $14,899 - $67,894
Bonus $48.18 - $876
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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$20,062 - $52,599
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.73 - $24.76
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $3.39
Overtime $4.79 - $23.30
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $48.18 - $876
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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$20,062 - $52,599
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 271

Job Description

Dog walkers generally work on an on-call, per-need basis. Some focus on taking dogs on walks for people who are busy or physically unable to do so themselves, while others serve as dog-sitters when their owners are away on vacation.

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Dog Walker Tasks
  • Walk and sit clients' dogs.
  • Ensure dogs are safe and properly cared for.
  • Play with dogs.
  • Give dogs water, food and simple medication when requested by clients.

Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Dog Walker has a positive trend. An entry-level Dog Walker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 133 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dog Walker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Dog Walker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 21 salaries. A Dog Walker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 6 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dog Walker?

Dog Walker in Broken Arrow:
"Broken Arrow a great place to work."
Pros: Not as many sketchy people. People are nicer. There is an abundance of work in Broken Arrow.
Cons: There is a lot of traffic.

Dog Walker in Albany:
"Relaxing getting exercise while dog enjoying outdoors."
Pros: Making my own schedule. Controling my stonewalling in.
Cons: Walking in the rain and in the cold.

Dog Walker in Blackhall:
Pros: The dogs I get to work with.
Cons:

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲22%

National Average
$30,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 94%