Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salary

A Hairdresser / Hairstylist earns an average wage of AU$19.57 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$23,217 - AU$55,080
(Median)
AU$23K
AU$39K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$39,123
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AU$16.97 - AU$24.30
(Median)
AU$17
AU$20
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$23,217 - AU$55,080  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,011  
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$12,164  
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$33,718 - AU$52,166  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$16.97 - AU$24.30  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$2.52  
Overtime
AU$1.45 - AU$33.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,011  
   
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$12,164  
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).
)
AU$33,718 - AU$52,166  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 449

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Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser / Hairstylist

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

Pay Difference by Location

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Hairdresser / Hairstylist in Melbourne:
Easy to not get paid what you are worth or contributing to the business know more about difference in wages from salon to salon and how they do bonus/ commission.

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Experience Affects Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%



National Average
AU$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 3% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 96%
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