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The average hourly pay for a Stylist is $10.01.
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $18
$98 - $3,945
$0 - $21,753
Total Pay
$17,357 - $46,295

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Job Description for Stylist

Stylist 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 Stylist

3.6 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
The top respondents for the job title Stylist are from the companies Great Clips, Inc., Supercuts Hair Salon and Sport Clips, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. where the average pay is $10.99. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Supercuts Hair Salon and Sportclips, earning around $10.20 and $10.17, respectively. Cost Cutters pays the lowest at around $8.50. Great Clips, Inc. and Sport Clips, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.10 and $9.70, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Stylist

An entry-level Stylist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.55 based on 22 salaries. An early career Stylist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.85 based on 276 salaries. A mid-career Stylist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.44 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Stylist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.32 based on 145 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $10.
Employees with Stylist in their job title in Miami, Florida earn an average of 54.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (49.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (49.4% more).

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