The average hourly pay for a Cosmetologist in Los Angeles, California is $12.14.
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Job Description for Cosmetologist
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 outsta…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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Cosmetologist
An early career Cosmetologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.00 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Cosmetologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Cosmetologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.50 based on 8 salaries.
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