The average pay for a Hairdresser is AU$20.59 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$20,729 - AU$56,317
(Median)
AU$21K
AU$41K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$40,858
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AU$18.23 - AU$25.25
(Median)
AU$18
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$20,729 - AU$56,317  
   
Bonus
AU$100.00  
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$4,404  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,831 - AU$53,439  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$18.23 - AU$25.25  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$0.85  
Overtime
AU$4.97 - AU$30.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$100.00  
   
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$4,404  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,831 - AU$53,439  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 489
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Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,022

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Hairdresser Reviews

What is it like working as a Hairdresser?

Hairdresser in Sydney:
"Social job, very creative."
Pros: Socializing with people! It's very creative! Making people feel good about themselves!
Cons: Dealing with horrible clients! Not getting pay slips! Constant standing and cleaning!

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Experience Affects Hairdresser Salaries




National Average
AU$43,000


Skills That Affect Hairdresser Salaries

National Average
AU$43,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision: %
dental benefits
None: 97%
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