Average Hairdresser Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Hairdresser is $10.44.
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $29
$1 - $9,863
$0 - $29,361
Total Pay
$18,560 - $63,240

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Job Description for Hairdresser

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.

Job Satisfaction for Hairdresser

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Popular Employer Salaries for Hairdresser

The top respondents for the job title Hairdresser are from the companies Supercuts Hair Salon, Great Clips, Inc. and Fantastic Sams. Reported salaries are highest at Fantastic Sams where the average pay is $10.08. Supercuts Hair Salon pays the lowest at around $8.70.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser

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 $12.00 based on 5 salaries. An early career Hairdresser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.10 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Hairdresser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.75 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.39 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Hairdresser in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 211.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (4.2% less) and New York, New York (4.2% less).

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