Cosmetology Instructor Salary

The average pay for a Cosmetology Instructor is $15.66 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are cosmetology and Teaching.
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$24,197 - $50,713
$24K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,009
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50%
90%

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$11.71 - $20.47
$12
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,197 - $50,713  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
Commission
$518  
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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$24,635 - $47,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $20.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.34 - $7.31  
Overtime
$8.42 - $35.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
   
Commission
$518  
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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$24,635 - $47,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 379

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Job Description for Cosmetology Instructor

A cosmetology instructor works in a cosmetology school and instructs classes that will aid students to obtain cosmetology licenses. The cosmetology instructor may teach skills such as hairstyling, skin care, and makeup. The instructor should have strong communication, people, and public speaking skills, as well as the ability to teach through hands-on learning.

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Cosmetology Instructor Tasks

  • Coach students about quality and service standards and goals.
  • Assist with inspections, tests, and evaluations.
  • Assess student levels and understanding and adjust instruction.
  • Teach students standard procedures and maintenance of their space and equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cosmetology Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Cosmetology Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Cosmetology Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 233 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cosmetology Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 150 salaries. An experienced Cosmetology Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 146 salaries. A Cosmetology Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 134 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,172

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Key Stats for Cosmetology Instructor

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Cosmetology Instructor Salaries

▲13%

Experienced
▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$34,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Cosmetology Instructor Salaries

cosmetology
▲20%

Teaching
▲11%


Organizing
▲4%

Skin Care
▲1%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 52%
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