Hair Stylist Salary

The average pay for a Hair Stylist is $9.35 per hour.
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$14,108 - $59,719
(Median)
$14K
$26K
$60K
MEDIAN: $25,764
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50%
90%

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$7.58 - $15.39
(Median)
$7
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$14,108 - $59,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,529  
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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$16,099 - $51,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.58 - $15.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.13 - $7.42  
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,529  
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).
)
$16,099 - $51,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 343
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Job Description for Hair Stylist

A hair stylist works in a salon or studio environment, cutting and styling clients' hair. This position typically requires previous education or training in the field through opportunities such as cosmetology or beauty school. Many employers require certification or licensure for hair stylists.

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Hair Stylist Tasks

  • Maintain and clean work areas and tools.
  • Maintain and develop style techniques and best-practices.
  • Style hair and apply aesthetic treatments per customer requests.

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Hair Stylist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Hair Stylist in Dayton:
"Get out while you can."
It's not worth it. You spend all that money to get a state license and they don't pay you what you are worth. Minimum wage is a insult. People are rude to you and act like you don't know what you are doing. I didn't have that problem but I see it in other girls.

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Experience Affects Hair Stylist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 75%
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