Colorist Salary

The average salary for a Colorist is $47,835 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$27,170 - $78,515
(Median)
$27K
$48K
$79K
MEDIAN: $47,834
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$11.63 - $51.52
(Median)
$12
$20
$52
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$27,170 - $78,515  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,300  
Total Pay (?
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$29,362 - $83,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $50.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,300  
   
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 - $83,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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 by Experience Level for Colorist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Colorist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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