The average pay for a Hairdresser is AU$21.25 per hour. This job's wage does not change very much with experience.

AU$20,203 - AU$58,744
AU$20K
AU$49K
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$48,855
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.51 - AU$25.94
AU$19
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.25
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$20,203 - AU$58,744
Bonus AU$750
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$4,907
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$36,320 - AU$55,976
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97
Hourly Data AU$0AU$33
Hourly Rate AU$18.51 - AU$25.94
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.60
Overtime AU$10.21 - AU$33.99
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
Bonus AU$750
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$4,907
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$36,320 - AU$55,976
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 345

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$43,000 based on 129 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$44,000 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 139 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$48,000 based on 76 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,942

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

Hairdresser Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Hairdresser?

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

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.

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Key Stats for Hairdresser

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Hairdresser Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼1%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Hairdresser Salaries

National Average
AU$45,000

▼9%


Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

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