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Pet Sitting Salary

National Average
$11,000 $30,819 /year $88,000
$15 /hour
National Average
$917 $2,568 /month $7,333
$15 /hour
National Average
$212 $592 /week $1,692
$15 /hour
National Average
$5.29 $15 /hour $42.31
Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $47,500 $3,958 $913 $23
75th Percentile $37,500 $3,125 $721 $18
Average $30,819 $2,568 $592 $15
25th Percentile $21,500 $1,791 $413 $10
Pet Sitting Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

How much does a Pet Sitting make?

As of May 17, 2022, the average annual pay for the Pet Sitting jobs category in the United States is $30,819 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $14.82 an hour. This is the equivalent of $593/week or $2,568/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $88,000 and as low as $11,000, the majority of salaries within the Pet Sitting jobs category currently range between $21,500 (25th percentile) to $37,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $47,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Pet Sitting job varies greatly (by as much as $16,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Pet Sitting job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working within the Pet Sitting category in your area are making on average $32,084 per year, or $1,265 (4%) more than the national average annual salary of $30,819. Virginia ranks number 5 out of 50 states nationwide for Pet Sitting job salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Pet Sitting jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job within the Pet Sitting category on ZipRecruiter today.

What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Pet Sitting Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Pet Sitting job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Richmond, CA and Stamford, CT close behind in the second and third positions. Stamford, CT beats the national average by $5,249 (17.0%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $8,800 (28.6%) above the $30,819 average.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations in the Pet Sitting jobs category appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 12% between San Mateo, CA and Brockton, MA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Pet Sitting role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$39,619$3,302$762$19.05
Richmond, CA$37,041$3,087$712$17.81
Stamford, CT$36,069$3,006$694$17.34
Bellevue, WA$35,982$2,999$692$17.30
Brooklyn, NY$35,526$2,961$683$17.08
New Haven, CT$35,211$2,934$677$16.93
Brighton, CO$35,182$2,932$677$16.91
San Francisco, CA$35,011$2,918$673$16.83
Lakes, AK$34,894$2,908$671$16.78
Brockton, MA$34,856$2,905$670$16.76
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.