Average Pet Groomer Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Pet Groomer is $12.80

Hourly Rate
$10 - $21
$196 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $505
$101 - $40k
Total Pay
$21k - $52k
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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.
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How do Pet Groomers Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 33 responses, the job of Pet Groomer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5. On average, Pet Groomers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Pet Groomers

What is the highest pay for Pet Groomers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Pet Groomer is $20.80 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Pet Groomers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Pet Groomer is $10.03 / hour

How can Pet Groomers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Pet Groomer 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 Pet Groomer that oversees more junior Pet Groomers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.