AU$47,866
Avg. Salary
AU$21.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$970

Bonus

AU$0.00

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Hairdresser is AU$21.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Hairdresser is AU$47,866 per year.

10%
AU$18.62
10%
AU$21.49
50%
AU$26.26
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$21.49
10%
AU$27k
10%
AU$48k
50%
AU$58k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$47,866
AU$27,065 - AU$58,242
AU$27K
AU$48K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$47,866
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90%
AU$18.62 - AU$26.26
AU$19
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.49
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$27,065 - AU$58,242
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,907
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$4,966
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$36,924 - AU$56,034
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 182
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$18.62 - AU$26.26
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.74
Overtime AU$20.56 - AU$35.11
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,907
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$4,966
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$36,924 - AU$56,034
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 697

Job Description for Hairdresser

Hairdressers generally work in salons where they cut, style and dye clients' hair. Salons vary by location and clientele: They range from franchised national chain locations that focus on fairly standard hair cutting and care, to individual studios known for the presence of a well-known hair professional. In some cases, hairdressers may travel to work with their clients, especially when they offer up-dos and hairstyling for special events such as weddings.

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Hairdresser Tasks
  • Style hair and apply aesthetic treatments per customer requests.
  • Maintain and develop style techniques and best-practices.
  • Maintain and clean work areas and tools.

Hairdresser Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser

Pay by Experience for a Hairdresser has a positive trend. An entry-level Hairdresser with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 325 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hairdresser with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 487 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 384 salaries. A Hairdresser with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 207 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,302

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

Hairdresser Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Hairdresser?

Hairdresser in Melbourne:
"Wages."
Pros: Professional
Cons: Prices

Hairdresser in Sydney:
Pros: I love the clients and my coworkers.
Cons: What I earn per week.

Hairdresser in Perth:
"Look at the income."
Very rewarding though does not pay well.

Hairdresser in Sydney:
"Social job, very creative."
Pros: Socializing with people! It's very creative! Making people feel good about themselves!
Cons: Dealing with horrible clients! Not getting pay slips! Constant standing and cleaning!

Hairdresser in Sale City:
"My dream."
Pros: I love my job because it's not just a job it's my passion and my dream career.
Cons: The back pain after a long busy day.

Hairdresser in Melbourne:
"Low paying hard work."
It's a physical job with limited days off and low pay.

Hairdresser in Sydney:
"Wish to be the best."
Work hard be productive and be honest.

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Key Stats for Hairdresser

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Hairdresser Salaries

▲3%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼3%

▼6%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Hairdresser Salaries

National Average
AU$45,000

▼10%


Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 98%