The average pay for a Hairdresser is AU$20.71 per hour. This job's wage does not change very much with experience.

AU$23,270 - AU$57,128
AU$23K
AU$43K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$43,309
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AU$18.20 - AU$25.55
AU$18
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.85
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$23,270 - AU$57,128  
   
Bonus
AU$125.00  
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$4,880  
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$36,098 - AU$54,329  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$18.20 - AU$25.55  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$0.91  
Overtime
AU$9.93 - AU$34.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$125.00  
   
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$4,880  
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$36,098 - AU$54,329  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 401

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Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser

Pay by Experience for a Hairdresser has a positive trend. An entry-level Hairdresser with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 149 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hairdresser with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 159 salaries. A Hairdresser with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 84 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,861

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Hairdresser Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Hairdresser

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Hairdresser Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼1%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Hairdresser Salaries

National Average
AU$44,000

Hairdresser
▼7%

Customer Service
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%
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