Barber Salary (United States)

A Barber earns an average salary of $29,921 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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$14,771 - $48,995
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MEDIAN: $29,921
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Barber Total Pay (?
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$8.02 - $20.19
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$14,771 - $48,995  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,318  
Commission
$40.00 - $1,110  
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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$16,035 - $50,091  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.02 - $20.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.78 - $7.29  
Overtime
$9.64 - $31.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,318  
   
Commission
$40.00 - $1,110  
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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$16,035 - $50,091  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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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.

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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 6%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$30,000
Late-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 86%
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