The average hourly pay for a Stylist is $10.01.
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Job Description for Stylist
Stylists generally works with hair, although fashion stylist positions exist as well. Hair stylists must be licensed to cut hair and have attended a stylist college. These professionals work in salons and carry out duties such as cutting and trimming, shampooing, dying, and straightening and perming hair. Fashion stylists generally work in stores to help customers pick out clothing that compliments their style and preferences. Both hair and fashion stylists must have excellent interpersonal an…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.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Stylist
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.
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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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