Pet groomers and animal care workers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6563  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Animal care workers feed, handle, train and groom animals and assist veterinarians, animal health technologists and technicians and animal breeders. Pet groomers clip coats, bathe and otherwise groom pets. Workers in this group are employed by animal hospitals and clinics, animal shelters, breeding and boarding kennels, zoos, laboratories, retail pet shops, dog training schools, pet grooming establishments, or may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Animal Attendant
  • Animal Attendants Supervisor
  • Animal Care Worker (except Farm)
  • Animal Groomer (except Horses)
  • Animal Health Care Assistant
  • Animal Trainer (except Horses Or Marine Mammals)
  • Aquarist
  • Certified Dog Master
  • Dog Groomer
  • Dog Handler
  • Dog Master
  • Dog Master Trainer
  • Dog Trainer
  • Groom - Horse Race Track
  • Horse Hot-walker
  • Kennel Attendant
  • Kennel Keeper
  • Kennelman/woman
  • Laboratory Animal Attendant
  • Laboratory Animal Care Worker
  • Pet Groomer
  • Pet Master Groomer
  • Pet Shop Attendant
  • Pet-sitter
  • Pound Animal Attendant
  • Pound Attendant
  • Receiving Barn Custodian
  • Veterinary Attendant
  • Veterinary Helper
  • Zoo Animal Attendant
  • Zoo Attendant
  • Animal Care Worker (except Farm)
  • Dog Groomer
  • Dog Trainer
  • Kennel Attendant
  • Laboratory Animal Attendant
  • Pet Groomer
  • Pound Attendant
  • Veterinary Attendant
  • Zoo Attendant
  • Pet Trainer

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for pet groomers and animal care workers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for pet groomers and animal care workers.

Gender Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (10 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for pet groomers and animal care workers.

$27,000.00
Lowest Observed
$50,000.00
Highest Observed
$27,300.00
25th Percentile
$37,260.00
Average
$40,000.00
Median
$42,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for pet groomers and animal care workers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 0
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

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Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 0
Part Time 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for pet groomers and animal care workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 0
Female 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for pet groomers and animal care workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 0
Self Employed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for pet groomers and animal care workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 0
Unemployed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for pet groomers and animal care workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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