$29,211
Avg. Salary
$11.78
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$509

Bonus

$8,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Pet Groomer is $11.78 per hour.

The average pay for a Pet Groomer is $29,211 per year.

10%
$8.60
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$11.78
50%
$19.47
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MEDIAN $11.78
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$18k
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$29k
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$50k
90%
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MEDIAN $29,211
$18,263 - $50,211
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MEDIAN: $29,211
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$0$50K
Salary $18,263 - $50,211
Bonus $96.35 - $3,091
Commission $291 - $29,021
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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$18,710 - $50,190
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $8.60 - $19.47
Hourly Tips $0.26 - $3.09
Overtime $6.00 - $30.00
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $96.35 - $3,091
Commission $291 - $29,021
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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$18,710 - $50,190
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 169

Job Description for Pet Groomer

Pet groomers are responsible for bathing and styling pets and must provide quality customer service after analyzing owners' needs and requirements. They should follow strict safety guidelines to protect the safety of everyone involved, and they may use protective gear such as gloves or water boots.

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Pet Groomer Tasks
  • Interact with clients to identify services and set expectations.
  • Identify health problems and notify owners in a respectful manner.
  • Maintain records on all pets and clients, including services supplied.
  • Follow directions to appropriately use equipment and supplies.
  • Work with dogs to complete grooming tasks, relieving anxiety and meeting schedules.

Pet Groomer Pay By Employer

$0$31K

$21,048

PetSmart Inc.
18 profiles
$20,851

Pet Groomer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Pet Groomer

Pay by Experience for a Pet Groomer has a positive trend. An entry-level Pet Groomer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pet Groomer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Pet Groomer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 44 salaries. A Pet Groomer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pet Groomer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Pet Groomer?

Pet Groomer in Minneapolis:
"Pay."
Don't work for anything less than an average of 50% commission. Be prepared to stand all day work weekends and holidays and get dirty!

Key Stats for Pet Groomer

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Pet Groomer Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$28,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 69%