Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Cosmetologist is $11.78
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cosmetologists?
An entry-level Cosmetologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.69 based on 34 salaries. An early career Cosmetologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.96 based on 180 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Cosmetologists Do?
Cosmetologists specialize in styling hair and applying makeup to customers. As such, they have in-depth knowledge of a wide range of styles and how to recreate styles that customers may specify from photographs. They may also wash hair for customers before any cutting or styling is done.
A high school diploma and graduation and certification from an accredited school of cosmetology are required for this position. Attention to detail is essential, as cosmetologists are expected to produce …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.