Average Dog Walker Hourly Pay

$14.50
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$195
Bonus
$7,950
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Dog Walker is $14.50.
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$9.70
MEDIAN
$14.50
90%
$25.41
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
Bonus
$5 - $1,011
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7,950
Total Pay
$20,140 - $55,405

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Job Description for Dog Walker

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 Satisfaction for Dog Walker

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Pay by Experience Level for Dog Walker

An entry-level Dog Walker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.39 based on 53 salaries. An early career Dog Walker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.90 based on 165 salaries. A mid-career Dog Walker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.71 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Dog Walker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.06 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Dog Walker in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 55.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (20.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.1% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (7.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 319 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.6%
Early Career
51.7%
Mid Career
16.3%
Experienced
11.9%
Late Career
3.4%