Beautician Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Beautician is $23,798 per year.
Beautician Total Pay (?
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$13,111 - $51,355
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MEDIAN: $23,797
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Beautician Total Pay (?
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$7.21 - $15.38
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$13,111 - $51,355  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
Total Pay (?
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$14,456 - $42,865  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.21 - $15.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.51 - $5.12  
Overtime
$0.00 - $14.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
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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$14,456 - $42,865  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Job Description for Beautician
Beauticians are usually the general-task hair stylist at the salon, although the beautician may also be required to perform specialty services such as coloring and weaving at smaller salons that do not employ specialized personnel to perform those duties. Hair salons are the typical businesses hire beauticians, and salons of all types employ beauticians as the primary member of their workforce. Beauticians must be able to execute a variety of cuts and styles as required by patrons. The beautician must also be aware of trends and new styles and work to continually update his or her skills and abilities. Beauticians also must be able to execute difficult tasks such as razor cuts, permanents, and administering coloring and highlights.
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Beautician Tasks
  • May provide skin care, nail care, waxing and massage treatments.
  • Consult with clients, perform makeup demonstrations, and provide skin care consultations.
  • Shampoo, rinse, cut, bleach, dye, dry, and/or style hair according to client requests and aesthetic concerns.
  • Provide general beauty consultation to clients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Beautician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Beautician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
National Average
$24,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 84%
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