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Colorist Salary

A Colorist earns an average salary of $49,914 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$27,170 - $77,887
(Median)
27K
35K
50K
61K
78K
MEDIAN: $49,913
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$11.63 - $51.52
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$27,170 - $77,887  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,166  
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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$29,362 - $85,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,166  
   
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).
)
$29,362 - $85,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
United States (change)

Job Description for Colorist

  • Maintain a clean, sanitary work station.
  • Assess client needs according to previous chemical treatments, personal coloring, and hopes and expectations.
  • Perform various beauty services and treatment to hair, such as bleaching, tinting, dyeing, shampooing and conditioning, and styling.
  • Schedule client appointments and coordinate follow-ups.

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Pay Difference by Location

Experience Affects Colorist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 14%