Pet and Dog Groomer Salary and Careers | Penn Foster Career School

Pet and Dog Groomer Salary

Why Penn Foster Career School?

  • Regionally & Nationally Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

Career Information

Penn Foster Career School’s support and career services can help you take the first step towards your career goal as a pet groomer. Did you know that as the variety and number of pet services increases, the animal care and service industry is expected to grow up to 11% by 2022?¹ There are a lot of opportunities for pet groomers at:

What is a typical pet groomer salary?
Currently, the typical salary for animal groomers and bathers is $31,807.²

Penn Foster Career School’s Career Services

Career Cruising

We’ve partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help pet and dog grooming students like you, do more with the skills that you have. You’ll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you make career choices, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you’ll have access to get advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a certificate. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Talk with Successful Penn Foster Pet Grooming Students and Graduates

Check out the Community’s Pet Grooming academic group page to see what pet grooming students, graduates, and faculty are talking about!

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, "Occupational Outlook Handbook," 2016-17 Edition, Animal Care and Service Workers, on the Internet here. Statistics found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are based on national data, so job growth in your area may be different.

² "Animal Groomer and Bather Salaries." N.p., May 2015, on the Internet here. Statements found on are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.

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