Average Colorist Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Colorist is $61,445

Base Salary
$44k - $182k
$1k - $4k
Total Pay
$35k - $149k
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What Do Colorists Do?

Colorist Tasks
  • 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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4.3 out of 5
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FAQs About Colorists

What is the highest pay for Colorists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Colorist is $182k / year

What is the lowest pay for Colorists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Colorist is $44k / year

How can Colorists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Colorist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Colorist that oversees more junior Colorists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.