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Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salary

The average wage for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is $8.78 per hour.

$14,093 - $58,723
(Median)
$14K
$28K
$59K
MEDIAN: $28,474
10%
50%
90%

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$7.25 - $15.65
(Median)
$7
$8
$16
MEDIAN: $8.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$14,093 - $58,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
Commission
$25.76 - $34,905  
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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$15,120 - $50,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate 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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.25 - $15.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.98 - $7.98  
Overtime
$0.00 - $21.93  
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.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
Commission
$25.76 - $34,905  
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).
)
$15,120 - $50,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173

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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 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 21% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 78%
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