Dog Handler salary in the United States

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Based on 861 income tax records
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How much do Dog Handlers make?
The average total salary for a Dog Handler is $22,500 per year. This is based on data from 861 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Dog Handler and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Dog Handler salary can vary between $15,500 to $40,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Dog Handler demographics in United States

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90% are single
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10% are married
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8% have kids
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11% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Dog Handlers in United States

861 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a dog handler in the United States is $22,500 per year. Dog handler salaries in the United States can vary between $15,500 to $40,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 861 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as dog handler.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for dog handlers in the United States: New York Metro Area, NY ($25,500 a year), Phoenix Metro Area, AZ ($25,500 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($25,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.