Average Pet Groomer Hourly Pay

$11.98
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$500
Bonus
$12,000
Commission
$505
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Pet Groomer is $11.98.
10%
$9.17
MEDIAN
$11.98
90%
$19.75
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $20
Bonus
$99 - $14,795
Profit Sharing
$0 - $505
Commission
$291 - $37,095
Total Pay
$20,147 - $52,446
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What Do Pet Groomers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Pet Groomer

4 out of 5
(57)
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pet Groomers?

An entry-level Pet Groomer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.01 based on 16 salaries. An early career Pet Groomer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.35 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Pet Groomer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.34 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Pet Groomer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.46 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Pet Groomer in their job title in Orlando, Florida earn an average of 33.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (4.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Colorado Springs, Colorado (11.7% less), Miami, Florida (9.8% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 287 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Early Career
29.6%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
25.4%
Late Career
15.3%