Average Dog Walker Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Dog Walker is $16.14 in 2024

Hourly Rate
$10 - $31
$10 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $21
Total Pay
$21k - $70k
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What Do Dog Walkers Do?

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.
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FAQs About Dog Walkers

What is the highest pay for Dog Walkers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Dog Walker is $31.17 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Dog Walkers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Dog Walker is $10.19 / hour

How can Dog Walkers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Dog Walker 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 Walker that oversees more junior Dog Walkers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.