The average salary for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is $29,223 per year.
Hairdresser / Hairstylist Total Pay (?
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$13,866 - $59,859
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MEDIAN: $29,223
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Hairdresser / Hairstylist Total Pay (?
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$7.29 - $15.52
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$13,866 - $59,859  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,005  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $5,000  
Commission
$60.82 - $41,746  
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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$15,151 - $56,151  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,058
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.29 - $15.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.24 - $7.70  
Overtime
$1.50 - $21.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,005  
   
Commission
$60.82 - $41,746  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $5,000  
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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$15,151 - $56,151  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,058
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Job Description for Hairdresser / Hairstylist
Hairdressers and hair stylists cut and style hair. They can work in a variety of places such as beauty salons, nursing homes and in the military. Some hairdressers start their own businesses, but many work for established barbershops and salons. They sometimes work for salons as employees or they rent a booth from the owner.
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Hairdresser / Hairstylist Tasks
  • Keep work station clean and sanitary.
  • Schedule appointments, operate cash registers, and sell hair care products..
  • Shampoo, rinse, cut, bleach, dye, dry, and/or style hair according to client requests and aesthetic concerns.
Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser / Hairstylist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 75%
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