Average Hairdresser / Hairstylist Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is $10.80.
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $20
$305 - $5,042
$0 - $19,727
Total Pay
$17,129 - $50,724

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Job Description for Hairdresser / Hairstylist

Hairdresser / Hairstylist Tasks
  • Shampoo, rinse, cut, bleach, dye, dry, and/or style hair according to client requests and aesthetic concerns.
  • Schedule appointments, operate cash registers, and sell hair care products..
  • Keep work station clean and sanitary.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hairdresser / Hairstylist

An early career Hairdresser / Hairstylist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.14 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Hairdresser / Hairstylist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.17 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser / Hairstylist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.19 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Employees with Hairdresser / Hairstylist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 33.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.4% less), Dallas, Texas (6.5% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (6.1% less).

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