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Cosmetology Instructor Salary

The average pay for a Cosmetology Instructor is $15.31 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
$24,053 - $48,935
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MEDIAN: $35,299
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$11.07 - $20.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,053 - $48,935  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$23,891 - $45,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $20.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.71 - $3.39  
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
   
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).
)
$23,891 - $45,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Cosmetology Instructor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Cosmetology Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 53%