Pet Stylist (Groomer)

What Does A Pet Stylist (Groomer) Do?

Groomers bathe and groom animals.

How Do I Become A Pet Stylist (Groomer)?

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.

What is the Average Salary For A Pet Stylist (Groomer)?

High – 50,000
Median – 26,000
Low – 19,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Pet Stylist (Groomer)?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Volunteer in an animal shelter!

What Is The Work Environment For A Pet Stylist (Groomer)?

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

What Is The Future Outlook For A Pet Stylist (Groomer)?

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.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada