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Working As A House Sitter

  • $22,310

    Average Salary

Example Of What A House Sitter does

  • Keep up with household duties while family is away, babysit child.
  • Demonstrated communication skills and personable attitude.
  • Watched over and cared for household pets.
  • Take and record instructions from home owners regarding overseeing their houses.
  • Water plants, get mail, do any house duties.
  • Stayed over if asked Accomplishments Proper animal care Skills Used Animal love/care
  • Walked, feed and exercised dogsCollected mail and plant care
  • Walk, feed, and administer medications as necessary.
  • Feed pets -Walk dogs -Yard Care
  • Feed and water family pets.
  • Developed and maintained dog and cat care business.
  • Payed bills for employer, child care, house sitter.
  • insured house was safe, filed and organized mail, light housework and walked clients dog
  • Scoop litter boxes; sweep and clean around and under litter boxes.
  • House sitting: general maintenance, security, & upkeep as requested by clients!References upon request!
  • Provided in-home pet care including; leashed walks, off leash socials, and cat care and pet taxi.

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House Sitter Typical Career Paths

Average Length of Employment
House Sitter 3.0 years
Pet Sitter 2.9 years
Animal Sitter 2.9 years
Baby Sitter 2.7 years
Dog Sitter 2.1 years
Sitter 2.0 years
Patient Sitter 1.5 years
Top Employers Before
Cashier 13.4%
Volunteer 10.6%
Internship 6.5%
Pet Sitter 4.4%
Nanny 4.4%
Waitress 3.8%
Hostess 3.3%
Assistant 3.3%
Manager 2.7%
Specialist 2.5%
Secretary 2.2%
Top Employers After
Cashier 13.5%
Volunteer 9.2%
Nanny 7.6%
Internship 5.3%
Server 3.6%
Associate 3.3%
Pet Sitter 3.3%
Hostess 3.0%
Manager 3.0%
Waitress 2.6%

House Sitter Demographics

Gender

Female

74.7%

Male

23.4%

Unknown

1.9%
Ethnicity

White

79.5%

Hispanic or Latino

12.1%

Asian

6.7%

Unknown

1.3%

Black or African American

0.4%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

58.6%

French

20.7%

German

6.9%

Korean

6.9%

Greek

3.4%

Mandarin

3.4%
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House Sitter Education

Schools

Santa Monica College

8.3%

Appalachian State University

6.7%

University of Phoenix

6.7%

Dutchess Community College

5.0%

Mesa Community College - Boswell

5.0%

Sierra College

5.0%

University of Montana

5.0%

University of Southern Mississippi

5.0%

University of Washington

5.0%

University of Mississippi

5.0%

George Mason University

5.0%

University of Kentucky

5.0%

University of Oregon

5.0%

Wake Technical Community College

5.0%

Central Washington University

5.0%

Baylor University

5.0%

University of North Georgia

3.3%

New York University

3.3%

California State University - Fullerton

3.3%

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

3.3%
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Majors

Psychology

14.7%

Business

9.9%

Biology

7.3%

General Studies

6.0%

Communication

6.0%

Sociology

5.6%

Medical Assisting Services

4.7%

Fine Arts

4.3%

Elementary Education

4.3%

Criminal Justice

4.3%

English

3.9%

Liberal Arts

3.9%

Health Care Administration

3.9%

Graphic Design

3.9%

Kinesiology

3.4%

Nursing

3.4%

Education

3.0%

Animal Science

2.6%

Music

2.6%

History

2.2%
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Degrees

Other

39.3%

Bachelors

36.4%

Associate

14.0%

Certificate

4.4%

Masters

2.8%

Diploma

1.6%

Doctorate

0.9%

License

0.5%
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Top Skills for A House Sitter

FamilyDogHouseholdPetsIn-HomePetCareChildCareAnimalCareWaterPlantsResponsibilitiesiBabysitCustomerServiceLitterBoxesAccomplishmentsiCPRFamilyPetsLive-InGeneralMaintenancePowerpointYardCareAdministerMedicationsPhoneCallsLightHousework

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Top House Sitter Skills

  1. Family Dog
  2. Household Pets
  3. In-Home Pet Care
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Watched over and cared for household pets.
  • Provided in-home pet care including; leashed walks, off leash socials, and cat care and pet taxi.
  • Provided child care, watered plants, took out recycling/garbage and cared for cat.
  • Manage houses including mail, watering plants, animal care, and setting lights
  • Watch over, clean, and water plants while house owners are away.

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