Colorist Salary

The average salary for a Colorist is $47,541 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$28,188 - $76,901
(Median)
$28K
$48K
$77K
MEDIAN: $47,540
10%
50%
90%

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$12.37 - $121.20
(Median)
$12
$22
$120
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$28,188 - $76,901  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,142  
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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$30,138 - $85,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $121.20  
   
Overtime
$22.29 - $50.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,142  
   
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).
)
$30,138 - $85,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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 47%

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 19%