The average hourly pay for a Hairdresser is $10.44.
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Job Description for Hairdresser
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.
Job Satisfaction 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).
Years of Experience
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