The average pay for a Beautician is $35,404 per year.

$14,400 - $61,042
(Median)
$14K
$35K
$61K
MEDIAN: $35,403
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$6.93 - $14.09
(Median)
$6
$9
$14
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$14,400 - $61,042  
   
Commission
$1,000  
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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$14,628 - $50,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$6.93 - $14.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Commission
$1,000  
   
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).
)
$14,628 - $50,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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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What is it like working as a Beautician?

Beautician in Durban:
"I really enjoy it and its my passion."
Pros: I get to do what I studied for and I really enjoy being a beautician.being a beautician is my passion.
Cons: Fussing clients and complaints.

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Experience Affects Beautician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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