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Average Hairdresser Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£7.96
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
£491
Bonus
£360
Commission
£1,200
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Hairdresser in United Kingdom is £7.96.
10%
£6.18
MEDIAN
£7.96
90%
£9.98
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Hourly Rate
£6 - £10
Bonus
£52 - £5,042
Profit Sharing
£315 - £3,310
Commission
£30 - £2,500
Total Pay
£12,552 - £22,871
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What Do Hairdressers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Hairdresser

The top respondents for the job title Hairdresser are from the companies Toni and Guy, Headmasters and Supercuts Hair Salon. Reported salaries are highest at Headmasters where the average pay is £7.63. Supercuts Hair Salon pays the lowest at around £7.00.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Hairdressers?

An entry-level Hairdresser with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.00 based on 12 salaries. An early career Hairdresser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.24 based on 168 salaries. A mid-career Hairdresser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.90 based on 167 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.35 based on 178 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £8.
Employees with Hairdresser in their job title in Manchester, England: Manchester earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (6.0% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Reading, England: Berkshire (4.5% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (2.8% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 659 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
25.5%
Mid Career
25.3%
Experienced
27.0%
Late Career
20.3%