How much does a Pet Sitter make?

Updated Sep 18, 2021

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Experience

$28,037 /yr
Average Base Pay

86 salaries

$20K

Low

$28K

Average

$39K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Pet Sitter is $28,037 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Pet Sitter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 86 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Pet Sitter employees.

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L2
Pet Trainer$25,995 /yr
L3
Pet Trainer Supervisor$25,995 /yr
L7
Head Pet TrainerNo Salary Reports
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Rover.com
3.9

Rover.com

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $3 - $30
13 salaries
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$3

$30

$3 - $30 Range

PetSmart
3.4

PetSmart

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $48

$10

$48

$10 - $48 Range

Banfield Pet Hospital
3.2

Banfield Pet Hospital

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Rover.com
3.9

Rover.com

Pet Sitter

$22,992

 /yr
Range: $7K - $34K

$7K

$34K

$6,676 - $33,596 Range

Rover.com
3.9

Rover.com

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$6

 /hr
Range: $1 - $43

$1

$43

$1 - $43 Range

PetSuites
3.2

PetSuites

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $13

$10

$13

$10 - $13 Range

FURRY FELLAS PET SERVICE
4.3

FURRY FELLAS PET SERVICE

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $15

$15

$15

$15 - $15 Range

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Rover.com
3.9

Rover.com

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $3 - $32

$3

$32

$3 - $32 Range

Rover.com
3.9

Rover.com

Pet Sitter - Hourly Contractor

$17

 /hr
Range: $3 - $27

$3

$27

$3 - $27 Range

Fetch! Pet Care
3

Fetch! Pet Care

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

PetCare Group
4.2

PetCare Group

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

Hattie Larlham
2.9

Hattie Larlham

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $13 - $13

$13

$13

$13 - $13 Range

Out-U-Go!
2.4

Out-U-Go!

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$8

 /hr
Range: $8 - $8

$8

$8

$8 - $8 Range

Prestigious Pets Dallas
4

Prestigious Pets Dallas

Pet Sitter - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $31

$16

$31

$16 - $31 Range

Care.com
3.8

Care.com

Pet Sitter - Hourly
About 

$16 -$23

 hourly

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

VetCor
3.6

VetCor

Pet Sitter - Hourly
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

Olde Towne Pet Resort
3.8

Olde Towne Pet Resort

Pet Sitter - Hourly
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

Pete & Mac's
2.9

Pete & Mac's

Pet Sitter - Hourly
About 

$11 -$13

 hourly

$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

Rover Oaks Pet Resort
3.3

Rover Oaks Pet Resort

Pet Sitter - Hourly
About 

$12 -$12

 hourly

$12

$12

$12 - $12 Range

Fetch! Pet Care
3

Fetch! Pet Care

Pet Sitter - Hourly Contractor
About 

$2 -$21

 hourly

$2

$21

$2 - $21 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Pet Sitter salaries

The national average salary for a Pet Sitter is $28,037 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Pet Sitter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 86 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Pet Sitter employees.

The highest salary for a Pet Sitter in United States is $38,739 per year.

The lowest salary for a Pet Sitter in United States is $20,292 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Pet Sitter or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Pet Sitter.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent pet sitter salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$13
hourly
A Dog Walker/Dog Sitter in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Additional Pay
$25 tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Temporary
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A Pet Sitter/Dog Walker in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$12
hourly
A Dog Handler in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Charlotte, NC Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Franchise
$14
hourly
A Dog Trainer in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$50,000
per year
A Military Working Dog Handler in the Las Cruces, NM Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Las Cruces, NM Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
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