The average hourly pay for a Colorist in Canada is C$15.75.
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Job Description for Colorist
Colorists work primarily at beauty parlors and hair salons to color customers’ hair and sell hair care products. Many employers require colorists to be familiar with a variety of hair coloring products, and other duties include keeping the work area clean, administrative work, operating cash registers, answering phone calls, and greeting customers. Because they work directly with customers, strong interpersonal and communication skills are important in this position, and they must be able to st…Read more
- Perform various beauty services and treatment to hair, such as bleaching, tinting, dyeing, shampooing and conditioning, and styling.
- Schedule client appointments and coordinate follow-ups.
- Maintain a clean, sanitary work station.
- Assess client needs according to previous chemical treatments, personal coloring, and hopes and expectations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Colorist
An early career Colorist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.75 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Colorist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$14.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Colorist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$0.00 based on 6 salaries.
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Years of Experience
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