The average hourly pay for a Hairdresser in United Kingdom is £7.96.
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What Do Hairdressers Do?
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.
Hairdressers are expected to be able …Read more
- 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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Hairdresser / Hairstylist
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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.