AU$48,295
Avg. Salary
AU$21.88
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$1,017

Bonus

AU$276

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is AU$21.88 per hour.

The average pay for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is AU$48,295 per year.

10%
AU$18.87
10%
AU$21.88
50%
AU$27.67
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$21.88
10%
AU$31k
10%
AU$48k
50%
AU$56k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$48,295
AU$30,974 - AU$55,955
AU$31K
AU$48K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$48,295
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.87 - AU$27.67
AU$19
AU$22
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$21.88
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$57K
Salary AU$30,974 - AU$55,955
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,863
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$8,148
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$37,698 - AU$57,639
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 104
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$18.87 - AU$27.67
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.28
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$34.26
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,863
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$8,148
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).
)
AU$37,698 - AU$57,639
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 398

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
  • Shampoo, rinse, cut, bleach, dye, dry, and/or style hair according to client requests and aesthetic concerns.
  • Schedule appointments, operate cash registers, and sell hair care products..
  • Keep work station clean and sanitary.

Hairdresser / Hairstylist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser / Hairstylist

Pay by Experience for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist has a positive trend. An entry-level Hairdresser / Hairstylist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 143 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hairdresser / Hairstylist 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 197 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser / Hairstylist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 178 salaries. A Hairdresser / Hairstylist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 144 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-3%

-3%

-4%

-7%

-9%

National Average: AU$46,286

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

Hairdresser / Hairstylist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Hairdresser / Hairstylist?

Hairdresser / Hairstylist in Melbourne:
"Know more."
Be aware that most and almost every asian and middle eastern boss they always pay their staff lower than the minimum wage and most of them pay cash on hands which is a bit doggie and you mind not be able to borrow mortgage in the future to buy house as simply there isn't any proof of income and employment.

Hairdresser / Hairstylist in Melbourne:
" "
Easy to not get paid what you are worth or contributing to the business know more about difference in wages from salon to salon and how they do bonus/ commission.

Key Stats for Hairdresser / Hairstylist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Hairdresser / Hairstylist Salaries

▲6%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼3%

▼5%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: %
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 99%