The average wage for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is $9.72 per hour.

$14,032 - $57,648
$14K
$26K
$58K
MEDIAN: $26,451
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$7.81 - $19.73
$7
$9
$20
MEDIAN: $9.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$14,032 - $57,648  
   
Bonus
$600  
Commission
$200.00  
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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$16,228 - $50,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$7.81 - $19.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.77 - $7.69  
Overtime
$32.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$600  
   
Commission
$200.00  
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).
)
$16,228 - $50,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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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

  • Shampoo, rinse, cut, bleach, dye, dry, and/or style hair according to client requests and aesthetic concerns.
  • Schedule appointments, operate cash registers, and sell hair care products..
  • Keep work station clean and sanitary.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser / Hairstylist

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

Key Stats for Hairdresser / Hairstylist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
028
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$26,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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