Colorist Salary

The average salary for a Colorist is $48,710 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$28,578 - $78,858
(Median)
$29K
$49K
$79K
MEDIAN: $48,710
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90%

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$9.97 - $41.02
(Median)
$10
$18
$41
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$28,578 - $78,858  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,617  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$25,983 - $82,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $41.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.75  
Overtime
$13.91 - $67.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,617  
   
Commission
$3,000  
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).
)
$25,983 - $82,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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

National Average: $46,076

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Experience Affects Colorist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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