Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salary

The average pay for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is $26,741 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$12,968 - $57,518

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$7.24 - $15.15

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$12,968 - $57,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,019  
Commission
$100.00 - $10,174  
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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$14,866 - $48,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.24 - $15.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.97 - $8.05  
Overtime
$0.00 - $21.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,019  
   
Commission
$100.00 - $10,174  
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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$14,866 - $48,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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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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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 22%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 80%
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