A Hairstylist earns an average wage of C$11.97 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$17,258 - C$53,327
C$17K
C$30K
C$53K
MEDIAN: C$29,598
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50%
90%

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C$10.59 - C$15.64
C$11
C$12
C$16
MEDIAN: C$11.97
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$17,258 - C$53,327  
   
Bonus
C$2,000  
Profit Sharing
C$1,400  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$24,240  
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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C$21,106 - C$48,611  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$10.59 - C$15.64  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.27 - C$5.53  
Overtime
C$15.57  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$2,000  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$24,240  
Profit Sharing
C$1,400  
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).
)
C$21,106 - C$48,611  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136

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Pay by Experience Level for Hairstylist

Pay by Experience for a Hairstylist has a positive trend. An entry-level Hairstylist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hairstylist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Hairstylist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 66 salaries. A Hairstylist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 37 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$29,254

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Hairstylist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Hairstylist?

Hairstylist in Toronto:
Pros: Everyone is treated like family, everyone gets along. Hair styling is fun.
Cons: I sometimes feel like an outcast in the 'family', and I feel taken advantage of.

Key Stats for Hairstylist

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Hairstylist Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

▲3%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$29,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 72%