Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding Salary

The average rate for a Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding is $11.87 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$24,091 - $52,775
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$33K
$53K
MEDIAN: $32,959
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$9.74 - $15.88
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$0$52K
Salary $24,091 - $52,775
Bonus $199 - $4,027
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$20,461 - $41,654
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.74 - $15.88
Hourly Tips $0.67
Overtime $14.85 - $25.83
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $199 - $4,027
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$20,461 - $41,654
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 117

Job Description for Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding

Kennel managers are responsible for operating kennels which take care of various animals, particularly cats and dogs; these managers may also be employed at animal shelters, day cares, veterinarians' offices, or boarding kennels. Of course, it is important for applicants to love working with animals and have sufficient knowledge of how to handle and care for them; strong customer service skills are also important so that customers return in the future.

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Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding Tasks

  • Clean and sanitize kennel runs and maintain cleanliness of facilities.
  • Train, groom, or nurse dogs depending on the purpose of the facility and services offered to owners.
  • Manage the front desk, taking phone calls, providing customer service, receiving dogs for boarding, and sending dogs home.
  • Ensure dogs are fed, watered, exercised, and in good health, supervising kennel assistants or personally performing tasks.

Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding

Pay by Experience for a Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding has a positive trend. An entry-level Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 35 salaries. A Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 6 salaries.

Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding?

Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding in Sneads Ferry:
"Kennel Manager."
Pros: Being a part of the animal industry, interaction with customers, and keeping a good team together.
Cons: Rude customers, messy kennels, hours (7am-8pm 7 days a week).

Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding in Carmel:
"Love What You Do."
You have to love this job for the experiences not the pay. Learn the pets like the back of your hand. Each pet no matter how mean crazy or untrained is someone's bestfriend.

Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding in Cedar Creek:
"I love working with the animals and how we connect."
Pros: The animals and my bosses.
Cons: Two employees who get paid more than me and they are lazy.

Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding in San Antonio:
"Be able to multi task and follow instructions."
Be a leader, but don't be nick picky.

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Key Stats for Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

National Average
$28,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding Salaries


Cleaning
▲3%

National Average
$28,000

People Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 59%