Hairdresser Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Hairdresser is $29,971 per year.
Hairdresser Total Pay (?
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$16,800 - $66,000
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66K
MEDIAN: $29,971
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Hairdresser Total Pay (?
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$7.30 - $17.62
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$16,800 - $66,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
Commission
$-0.50 - $97,871  
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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$16,516 - $73,630  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$7.30 - $17.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.18 - $10.03  
Overtime
$0.00 - $20.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $97,871  
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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$16,516 - $73,630  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Job Description for Hairdresser
Hairdressers generally work in salons where they cut, style and dye clients' hair. Salons vary by location and clientele: They range from franchised national chain locations that focus on fairly standard hair cutting and care, to individual studios known for the presence of a well-known hair professional. In some cases, hairdressers may travel to work with their clients, especially when they offer up-dos and hairstyling for special events such as weddings.
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Hairdresser 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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Hairdresser Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
0%
National Average
$29,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%
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Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 21% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 77%
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