Dog trainer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Dog trainer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $37,751

How do dog trainer salaries compare to similar careers?

Dog trainers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than wildlife rehabilitators but more than zoo educators.

Career Median Salary
Wildlife rehabilitator salary $28K
Aquarist salary $28K
Animal trainer salary $29K
Veterinary technologist salary $32K
Dairy farmer salary $26K
Dog trainer salary $26K
Dog walker salary $26K
Rancher salary $26K
Horse trainer salary $24K
Zoo educator salary $25K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)