A Hairstylist earns an average wage of AU$20.88 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$11,254 - AU$76,933
AU$11K
AU$46K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$45,781
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.72 - AU$24.78
AU$16
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.88
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$76K
Salary AU$11,254 - AU$76,933
Bonus AU$520
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$31,864 - AU$58,723
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data AU$0AU$24
Hourly Rate AU$15.72 - AU$24.78
Hourly Tips AU$7.37
Overtime AU$18.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$58K
Bonus AU$520
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$31,864 - AU$58,723
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Hairstylist

A hair stylist works in a salon to create a variety of looks for the hair of his or her clients. A good hair stylist must balance his or her creative vision with the needs of the customer. A hair stylist must have relevant training and certification; there are numerous vocational training and secondary education facilities that train prospective stylists.

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Hairstylist 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.

Hairstylist Pay By Employer

$0$49K

$18,392

$19,206

Regis Salons
15 profiles
$15,578

$17,017

Smartstyle
11 profiles
$17,050

Self-Employed
8 profiles
$31,200

$18,955

$19,300

$12,000

JCPenney
3 profiles
$13,000

Hairstylist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Hairstylist

Pay by Experience for a Hairstylist has a positive trend. An entry-level Hairstylist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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$46,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Hairstylist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 10 salaries. A 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$43,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,343

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

Key Stats for Hairstylist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Hairstylist Salaries

▲5%

▲5%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼2%

▼6%

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%