How much does a Dog Trainer make?

Updated Jan. 19, 2022
US$30,449 /yr
Average Base Pay

248 salaries

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US$21K

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US$30K

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US$44K

High

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How much does a Dog Trainer make? The national average salary for a Dog Trainer is $30,449 in United States. Filter by location to see Dog Trainer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 248 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Dog Trainer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Pet Trainer$48,356 /yr
L3
Pet Trainer Supervisor$48,356 /yr
L7
Head Pet Trainer$86,483 /yr
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PetSmart
3.4

PetSmart

Dog Trainer - Hourly
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$14 -$16

 hourly
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$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

B.C. Council of Film
4.5

B.C. Council of Film

Dog Trainer - Hourly
About 

$35 -$39

 hourly

$35

$39

$35 - $39 Range

Dogtopia
3.4

Dogtopia

Dog Trainer - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

CNIB
2.8

CNIB

Dog Trainer
About 

$53K -$58K

$53K

$58K

$53,137 - $57,690 Range

Jonathan Wesley
4.3

Jonathan Wesley

Dog Trainer - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Cows
3.9

Cows

Dog Trainer - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Fiona Environs
3.7

Fiona Environs

Dog Trainer - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

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Bonnieland Puppy Parlor

Dog Trainer - Hourly
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$16 -$17

 hourly

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Krew K9

Dog Trainer - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

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Dog Trainer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Karma Dog Training
3.1

Karma Dog Training

Dog Trainer - Hourly
About 

$44 -$48

 hourly

$44

$48

$44 - $48 Range

Soulmutts Toronto Dog Walking, Daycare & Boarding
1.8

Soulmutts Toronto Dog Walking, Daycare & Boarding

Dog Driver/Daycare Assistant - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Dog Tales Rescue and Sanctuary
3.2

Dog Tales Rescue and Sanctuary

Dog Handler/Trainer
About 

$37K -$41K

$37K

$41K

$37,291 - $40,517 Range

Squirrel Systems
4

$43K

$47K

$42,600 - $46,528 Range

Jaguar Land Rover
3.7

Jaguar Land Rover

Dog - Hourly
About 

£24 -£26

 hourly

£24

£26

£24 - £26 Range

The Pet Shop Boys
2

The Pet Shop Boys

Dog DayCare - Hourly
About 

$14 -$16

 hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

JH

Dog Walker/Sitter
About 

$30K -$33K

$30K

$33K

$30,061 - $32,949 Range

Rover.com
4.1

Rover.com

Dog Walker and Pet Sitter - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Wrangler/Dog Handler - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Hot Dog Server - Hourly
About 

$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Dog Trainer salaries

The national average salary for a Dog Trainer is $48,356 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Dog Trainer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 57 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Dog Trainer employees.

The highest salary for a Dog Trainer in Canada is $71,667 per year.

The lowest salary for a Dog Trainer in Canada is $32,628 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent dog trainer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$22
hourly
A Dog Trainer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $22 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
 
Part-time
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Pet Sitter/Dog Walker in the Calgary Area area reported making $20 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$55,230
per year
A Pet Sitter in the Toronto Area area reported making $55,230 per year
Additional Pay
$5k tips/gratuities
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10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees
$12
hourly
A Wag! Dog Walker in the Toronto Area area reported making $12 per hour
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Toronto Area area
Freelance
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$11
hourly
A Dog Trainer in the Toronto Area area reported making $11 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Franchise
$16
hourly
A Dog Handler in the Vancouver Area area reported making $16 per hour
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Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Dog Handler in the Vancouver Area area reported making $15 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private