Dog Groomer Salary

The average salary for a Dog Groomer in the UK is:


Job profile for a Dog Groomer

From bathing and claw clipping to full styling for a pedigree show dog. Patience and an artistic eye are essential qualities for a successful career in dog grooming. A sound knowledge of the different breeds and their characteristics are useful as no dog is perfect and a good groomer should know how best to hide the undesirable aspects of each dog.

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Dog Groomer Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £15,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £15,429, based on 7 respondents (a difference of 3% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £13,200, based on 5 respondents (a difference of -17% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £16,667, based on 3 respondents (a difference of 26% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £12,688, based on 3 respondents (a difference of -24% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Dog Groomer based on all salary survey responses is: £13,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Dog Groomer is £7.28.

Dog Groomer Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Dog Groomer job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£12812 $19986.72 North West
£15870 $24757.2 London
£11648 $18170.88 Yorkshire and North East
£12667 $19760.52 South West
£14996 $23393.76 South East
£12376 $19306.56 Scotland
£13104 $20442.24 Northern Ireland
£12230 $19078.8 Wales
£13540 $21122.4 Midlands
£12084 $18851.04 East of England
With regard to age and impact on salary for a Dog Groomer, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £10,920 for a worker in their 20s, £14,268 (30s), £16,889 (40s) and £16,889 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Dog Groomer is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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