£14,435
Avg. Salary
£7.31
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£805

Profit Sharing

£850

Commission

£199

The average pay for a Hairdresser is £7.31 per hour.

The average pay for a Hairdresser is £14,435 per year.

$5
10%
$7
50%
$9
90%
MEDIAN $7
$9k
10%
$14k
50%
$23k
90%
MEDIAN $14,435
£9,291 - £23,470
£9K
£14K
£23K
MEDIAN: £14,435
10%
50%
90%
£5.46 - £9.36
£5
£7
£9
MEDIAN: £7.31
10%
50%
90%
£0£23K
Salary £9,291 - £23,470
Bonus £25.00 - £6,000
Profit Sharing £850
Commission £0.00 - £2,384
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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£10,653 - £21,297
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 308
Hourly Data £0£10
Hourly Rate £5.46 - £9.36
Hourly Tips £0.10 - £1.31
Overtime £0.00 - £10.23
Annual Data £0£21K
Bonus £25.00 - £6,000
Commission £0.00 - £2,384
Profit Sharing £850
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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£10,653 - £21,297
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 392

Job Description for Hairdresser

Hairdressers generally work in salons where they cut, style and dye clients' hair. Salons vary by location and clientele: They range from franchised national chain locations that focus on fairly standard hair cutting and care, to individual studios known for the presence of a well-known hair professional. In some cases, hairdressers may travel to work with their clients, especially when they offer up-dos and hairstyling for special events such as weddings.

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Hairdresser 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.

Hairdresser Pay By Employer

$0$23K

$19,569

$19,240

Hairdresser Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser

Pay by Experience for a Hairdresser has a positive trend. An entry-level Hairdresser with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤14,000 based on 138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hairdresser with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 145 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 106 salaries. A Hairdresser with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

12%

National Average: £15,425

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

Hairdresser Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Hairdresser?

Hairdresser in Kingston:
"I love job."
Pros: Creativity, changing peoples looks and making them feel better about themself. Talking and getting to know people.
Cons: Terrible pay, working on your feet all day and working hard for no reward.

Hairdresser in Birmingham:
"Pay is bad."
Make sure you get minimum wage at least. The big companies will rip you off.

Hairdresser in Chippenham:
"Bad pay."
Make sure you get fair pay for a skilled job.

Hairdresser in Lymington:
"Salary."
If I had known how low the salary was for a trade that you work hard and long hours to become fully trained in over 2-3 years and now myself been in the career for 10 years with a lot of experience working abroad etc I still feel I am not rewarded for my hard work to get there, which involves you being on your feet all day and is mentally and physically tiring with a lot of responsibility I would most definitely have chosen a different career, the only thing that it has helped me become more socially aware and given me customer relation skills for the future but as a job to provide financial security I would not recommend.

Key Stats for Hairdresser

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Hairdresser Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
₤15,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 98%