A Barber earns an average salary of $29,713 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Barber Total Pay (?
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$14,748 - $48,698
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MEDIAN: $29,712
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Barber Total Pay (?
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$7.89 - $20.53
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$14,748 - $48,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $7,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $1,129  
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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$15,859 - $53,776  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 205
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$7.89 - $20.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.90 - $7.55  
Overtime
$9.74 - $30.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $1,129  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $7,000  
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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$15,859 - $53,776  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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Job Description for Barber
  • Drape and pin cloths around the customers' clothes.
  • Clean and sterilize scissors, combs, and clippers.
  • Cut and trim a variety of types of hair according to customer's instructions or desired hairstyle.
  • Clean work stations and sweep floors.
Pay by Experience Level for Barber
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Barber Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Barber in Belleville:
"Servitude And Ownership."
Make sure you like serving people and plan to own your own shop. The money is in being an owner/operator.

Experience Affects Barber Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%
Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.
Gender
Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 17% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 82%
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