How much should I tip my groomer?

asked 2017-01-03 21:36:39 -0500

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answered 2017-01-03 23:55:10 -0500

For a full clip and nails for our large dog, we tip anywhere between $10-$15, depending on the job.

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$3-$5 for a basic groom.

Brian H.'s profile imageBrian H. ( 2017-01-04 15:00:29 -0500 )edit
answered 2018-07-25 21:30:21 -0500

You should too groomers like you do any other service industry.

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answered 2017-01-05 16:30:45 -0500

I tip minimum $5. I think it takes him about 30 minutes to do my dog from Brush to Bath to Nails/Teeth. With breaks and transition time between dogs I figure he does about 5 dogs per day.

I'll tell you my logic for the amount I give: If everybody tipped him at least $5 that would be $25/day. Which is $125/week so $500/month.

According to this article http://work.chron.com/average-salary-professional-dog-groomers-3219.html Most groomers make about $20K/year so an extra $500/month is like an extra weeks pay.

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Dog groomers don't expect tips it get them as much as you think. I'm lucky if I make $15 on the weekend doing 5-6 full groom dogs.

Jocelyn W.'s profile imageJocelyn W. ( 2018-07-25 21:18:32 -0500 )edit

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