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Beautician Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Beautician is $23,798 per year.
Beautician Salary (?
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$12,411 - $57,945
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23,797
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Beautician Salary (?
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$7.24 - $17.23
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$12,411 - $57,945  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
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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$14,351 - $50,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.24 - $17.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.51 - $6.52  
Overtime
$0.00 - $14.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
   
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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$14,351 - $50,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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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Experience Affects Beautician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 17% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 82%