The average pay for a Cosmetology Instructor is $15.68 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are cosmetology and People Management.
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$24,318 - $50,329
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,803
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50%
90%

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$11.65 - $21.45
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,318 - $50,329  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$24,596 - $48,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.65 - $21.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.25  
Overtime
$8.32 - $35.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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).
)
$24,596 - $48,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 371
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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

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

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Experience Affects Cosmetology Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Cosmetology Instructor Salaries

cosmetology
up arrow 19%


Organizing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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