What Is the Salary of a Pet Groomer?


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The average pay for a dog groomer is just over $9 an hour, according to Glassdoor. That works out to approximately $19,000 per year. Other sites report figures that range from $29,000 to $43,000 per year.

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What Is the Salary of a Pet Groomer?
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The salaries reported on Glassdoor were for positions at large pet stores. Higher salaries are most likely reported by pet groomers who own a grooming business.

One viable option for a pet groomers looking to increase their pay is to partner with a veterinarian. Many vets are willing to rent space to groomers. This is beneficial to both the veterinarian and the groomer. It gives the vet another income stream and gives the groomer access to additional customers.

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