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K-9 Handler Salary
in Alabama, United States

$59,802 (USD)

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Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a K-9 Handler is $59,802 a year and $29 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a K-9 Handler is between $43,012 and $73,735. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a K-9 Handler. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Controls, leads, and guides canines, and assists in training them for a variety of scent or other detection services, which may include locating bug infestations, detecting peanut products for those with peanut allergies, detecting health problems such as cancer or seizures, providing blind or guide services, or to assist the military or law enforcement to detect explosives, narcotics, live people, and dead bodies.
K-9 Handler Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Job family population: 662,390

Estimated population of K-9 Handler jobs: 101,458

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



K-9 Handler Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Guest Services
Mar 22
Birmingham, AL, USA
We Talk Dog
Dogs enrolled in WTD for Day Care enjoy spacious indoor/outdoor supervised group play areas featuring our K-9 turf, toys, wading pools and of course, handlers. At our facilities, dogs are separated ...
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