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Dog and Cat Behavior Specialist Salary

How much does a Dog and Cat Behavior Specialist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Dog and Cat Behavior Specialist

$52,406 (USD)/yr

$25 (USD)/hr

$1,163 (USD)/yr

$51,785 (USD)/yr

$25 (USD)/hr

$1,163 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or assisting persons with disabilities. Accustom animals to human voice and contact; and condition animals to respond to commands. Train animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition. May train animals to carry pack loads or work as part of pack team.
The average dog and cat behavior specialist salary in United States is $52,406 or an equivalent hourly rate of $25. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,163. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$38,386 (USD)

$64,083 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$60,753 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Dog and Cat Behavior Specialist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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