Average Hairdresser / Hairstylist Hourly Pay

AU$21.99
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AU$750
Bonus
AU$52
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is AU$21.99.
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AU$18.98
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AU$21.99
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AU$27.75
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MEDIAN AU$21.99
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United States (change)
Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$28
Bonus
AU$102 - AU$9,787
Commission
AU$0 - AU$7,693
Total Pay
AU$38,364 - AU$58,024

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Job Description for Hairdresser / Hairstylist

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

An early career Hairdresser / Hairstylist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.28 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Hairdresser / Hairstylist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.84 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser / Hairstylist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.74 based on 151 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Employees with Hairdresser / Hairstylist in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (9.0% more) and Gold Coast, Queensland (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (3.0% less), Sydney, New South Wales (2.5% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 565 survey responses.
Early Career
21.1%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
26.7%
Late Career
24.8%