The average hourly pay for a Hairdresser / Hairstylist is $10.91.
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$17,268 - $50,218
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Job Description for Hairdresser / Hairstylist
Hairdressers and hair stylists cut and style hair. They can work in a variety of places such as beauty salons, nursing homes and in the military. Some hairdressers start their own businesses, but many work for established barbershops and salons. They sometimes work for salons as employees or they rent a booth from the owner. Hairdressers have a physically demanding job because they are often on their feet for long periods of time. They also clean, sweep and maintain the salon between customers.…Read more
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 $10.11 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Hairdresser / Hairstylist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.28 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Hairdresser / Hairstylist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.50 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
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