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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$24,101 - $50,484
$24K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,136
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$11.68 - $20.63
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,101 - $50,484  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$24,573 - $47,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.68 - $20.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.34 - $7.31  
Overtime
$8.32 - $35.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
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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$24,573 - $47,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 361
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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,242

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Key Stats for Cosmetology Instructor

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Cosmetology Instructor Salaries

▲13%

Experienced
▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$34,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Cosmetology Instructor Salaries

cosmetology
▲19%

Teaching
▲11%


Organizing
▲4%

Skin Care
▲1%

National Average
$34,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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