Colorist Salary (United States)

A Colorist earns an average salary of $50,650 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.
Colorist Salary (?
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$26,174 - $80,070
(Median)
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80K
MEDIAN: $50,649
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Colorist Salary (?
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$9.74 - $50.68
(Median)
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40
51
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$26,174 - $80,070  
   
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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$26,945 - $88,036  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $50.68  
   
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).
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$26,945 - $88,036  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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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Experience Affects Colorist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$51,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%
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