Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is $29,170 per year.
Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salary (?
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$13,286 - $59,170
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MEDIAN: $29,170
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Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salary (?
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$7.28 - $15.79
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$13,286 - $59,170  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,066  
Profit Sharing
$1,005 - $1,066  
Commission
$122.55 - $35,234  
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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$14,936 - $55,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 371
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.28 - $15.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.01 - $7.89  
Overtime
$0.00 - $21.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,066  
   
Commission
$122.55 - $35,234  
Profit Sharing
$1,005 - $1,066  
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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$14,936 - $55,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 324
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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.

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Experience Affects Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 76%