Career Details

Pet Stylist (Groomer)

Career Overview

Groomers bathe and groom animals.

Education

A high school diploma or equivalent is likely required to work in this position. Completing a program at a grooming school will likely help a person find a job in this field.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
Median:
High End:
$19,000 /yr
$26,000 /yr
$50,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Volunteer at an animal shelter!
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist. Opportunities are good because of the high rate of turnover in these positions.

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Work Environment

Groomers typically work in kennels, zoos, veterinarians offices, pet stores, and animal shelters

Schools
References

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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