C$12.28
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$150

Profit Sharing

C$1,400

Commission

C$491

A Hairstylist earns an average wage of C$11.97 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$17,270 - C$50,211
C$17K
C$29K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$29,366
10%
50%
90%
C$10.63 - C$15.89
C$11
C$12
C$16
MEDIAN: C$12.28
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$50K
Salary C$17,270 - C$50,211
Bonus C$150
Profit Sharing C$1,400
Commission C$0.00 - C$20,449
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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C$21,355 - C$45,317
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 151
Hourly Data C$0C$17
Hourly Rate C$10.63 - C$15.89
Hourly Tips C$1.09 - C$5.40
Overtime C$16.77
Annual Data C$0C$45K
Bonus C$150
Commission C$0.00 - C$20,449
Profit Sharing C$1,400
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).
)
C$21,355 - C$45,317
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 259

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.

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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 C$28,000 based on 88 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 C$30,000 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Hairstylist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 66 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 C$30,000 based on 37 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$29,310

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

Hairstylist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Hairstylist?

Hairstylist in Edmonton:
Pros: My clients and doing hair.
Cons: Not being busy.

Hairstylist in Toronto:
Pros: Everyone is treated like family, everyone gets along. Hair styling is fun.
Cons: I sometimes feel like an outcast in the 'family', and I feel taken advantage of.

Key Stats for Hairstylist

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Hairstylist Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

▲3%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$29,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 76%