The average pay for a Beautician is AU$20.52 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$19,727 - AU$61,825
AU$20K
AU$47K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$47,166
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.16 - AU$25.64
AU$16
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.52
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$19,727 - AU$61,825
Bonus AU$3,000
Commission AU$509
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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AU$32,014 - AU$55,164
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data AU$0AU$28
Hourly Rate AU$16.16 - AU$25.64
Hourly Tips AU$0.36
Overtime AU$16.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
Bonus AU$3,000
Commission AU$509
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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AU$32,014 - AU$55,164
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

Job Description for Beautician

Beauticians are usually the general-task hair stylist at the salon, although the beautician may also be required to perform specialty services such as coloring and weaving at smaller salons that do not employ specialized personnel to perform those duties. Hair salons are the typical businesses hire beauticians, and salons of all types employ beauticians as the primary member of their workforce. Beauticians must be able to execute a variety of cuts and styles as required by patrons. The beautician must also be aware of trends and new styles and work to continually update his or her skills and abilities. Beauticians also must be able to execute difficult tasks such as razor cuts, permanents, and administering coloring and highlights.

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Beautician Tasks

  • Shampoo, rinse, cut, bleach, dye, dry, and/or style hair according to client requests and aesthetic concerns.
  • Provide general beauty consultation to clients.
  • May provide skin care, nail care, waxing and massage treatments.
  • Consult with clients, perform makeup demonstrations, and provide skin care consultations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Beautician

Pay by Experience for a Beautician has a positive trend. An entry-level Beautician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Beautician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Beautician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 21 salaries. A Beautician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,248

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Beautician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Beautician Salaries

▲13%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
AU$43,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 91%