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Dog Trainer Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$39,062 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dog Trainer is $39,062 a year and $19 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Dog Trainer is between $33,279 and $46,733. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Dog Trainer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Tames and conducts training of animals to obey commands, compete in shows, or perform tricks to entertain audiences.
  • Observes animals to determine temperament, ability, and aptitude for training.
  • Leads training program to develop desired behavior.
Dog Trainer Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Animal Trainers

Job family population: 14,340

Estimated population of Dog Trainer jobs: 7,175

Rate of error: 5.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Dog Trainer Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Pet Sitting Wanted - Seattle, Washington Dog Sitter Opportunity, Seeking Pet Sitter
Jun 10
Seattle, United States
I'm looking for a dog sitting professional working in Seattle, Washington. I hope to connect with a ... Services And Training: Our family is in need of animal feeding, providing long walks, and house ...
No Experience Necessary! SWIFT is Hiring Recent CDL Grad Truck Drivers
Jun 11
Seattle, WA, USA
Swift - Recent Graduates
... training EXCELLENT BENEFITS: * Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug plans * 401k * Paid Vacation * High Tech Equipment * Paid Weekly * Work/Life Balance * New Dog Policy * Increased Truck Speed ...
Outside Sales Rep - SMB Account Executive
Jun 17
Lynnwood, WA, USA
Orin Rice Recruiting
In this role you will enjoy all the perks of working for a global organization including: industry leading sales training, generous compensation, awards programs, trips, and comprehensive benefits.
RN/ LPN Care Manager
May 14
Seattle, WA, USA
Fedelta Home Care
We are a fun, small, dynamic office environment where you can bring your dog to work and be ... Training LPNS on new cases, ventilators, trach care, and other care as necessary * Counsels and has ...
Customer Service Representative
Jun 13
Lacey, WA, USA
Continuum Global Solutions
Paid Training $12 & $12.50 after training * Opportunity for incentive pay * Complete benefits and 2 ... guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic ...
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