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How Much Does a Dog Sitter Earn In The United States?

Dog Sitter Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$10,000
$6,000
$10,000
$17,000
Dog sitters in the United States make an average salary of $10,423 per year or $5.01 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $6,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $17,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, Alaska, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire provide the highest dog sitter salaries.
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Where Dog Sitters Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where dog sitters earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Dog Sitters Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Hawaii, Alaska and Maine, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for dog sitters. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Texas, Pennsylvania, and Oklahoma.
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1. Warwick, RI
$15,198
Avg. Salary
$11k
$20k

High Paying Dog Sitter Jobs

Which Companies Pay Dog Sitters The Most?

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$9k
$11k

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    How Much Do Dog Sitters Make In Different Industries?

    Dog sitter salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with health care, retail, and government companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a dog sitter can make a yearly salary of $16,166 while working for health care companies. All the while, other dog sitters are making $15,645 at retail companies and $14,288 at government companies. One industry dog sitters may want to avoid is the non profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $10,497.
    1. Health Care
    $16,166
    Avg. Salary
    $9k
    $20k
    2. Retail
    $15,645
    Avg. Salary
    $9k
    $20k
    3. Government
    $14,288
    Avg. Salary
    $9k
    $20k
    4. Manufacturing
    $13,246
    Avg. Salary
    $9k
    $20k
    5. Hospitality
    $13,240
    Avg. Salary
    $9k
    $20k
    6. Media
    $11,033
    Avg. Salary
    $9k
    $20k

    How Experience Affects Dog Sitter Salaries

    The salary for a dog sitter can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    Los Fresnos, TX
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