Hair stylist salary

Hairs stylist’ s salary (also known as hairdresser salary) is ranging between $15,774 and  $52,602 in the United States. A newl hair stylist receives a starting salary of  $10,339 but he can receive a top pay of about $76,596 per annum after sometime. Keep reading fo more information about hair stylist salary and education.

Hair stylist job description

A hairstylist makes sure that the hairs of the clients are trimmed, cut and colored according to their desired style with utmost professionalism and quality.  Some of his responsibilities include: washing hair, consulting what style of hair cut the customer prefers, cutting and styling hair, firming, trimming, blow drying, curling and hair coloring. A hair stylist should be careful in executing his job for just a single mistake will cost the client’s trust and loyalty.

How much does a Hair Stylist make?

Average hair stylist salary

The average salary of hair stylist is about $24,706 per year while the hourly average earning is from $7.51 – $15.18.

Hair stylist salary in the USA

The yearly salary for 10% of hair stylists in the USA according to payscale has been around $16,000 per year; the 25 % collected around $25,000; the 50 % collected around $25,000; the 75 % received around $35,000 per year and the 90 % made $53,000 per annum.

Hair stylist’s average yearly salary by number of years of experience is as follows: those with 1 to 4 years of work experience collect a yearly salary from $10,339 – $64,111. A hair stylist with 5 to 9 years of experience makes a yearly pay from $9,536 – $88,084. A hair stylist with 10 to 19 years of work experience collects salary of up to around $14,973 – $65,000per annum and a hair stylist who is practicing for 20 years or more receives an average salary of up to $$11,745 – $76,596per annum.

Hair stylist’ s hourly rate depends on the number of experience as well. Those with less than a year in practice collect from $7.60 – $16.88; those with 1 to 4 years of experience take home an average hourly rate from $7.34 – $12.79; those with 5 to 9 years of experience make an average hourly pay ranging from $7.80 – $15.10 those with 10 to 19 years of experience take home an average hourly pay ranging from $7.78 – $23.27 and those with 20 or more years of experience enjoy an hourly pay rate from $7.21 – $42.50. The average hourly tips for hair stylist ranges from $0.71 – $7.50 with top overtime pay of around $22.15 per hour and annual bonus of $2,032 and top commission of around $15,205 per year respectively.

hair stylist salary in US,UK and CAN

hair stylist salary

Hair stylist salary by state

The top paying states for hair stylist on hourly basis are the following: Illinois – $9.24 – $11.55; Florida – $7.78 – $12.00; New Jersey – $8.27 – $12.11; Texas -$7.86 – $12.91; Pennsylvania- $7.04 – $23.84 and California – $7.77 – $49.32. Hair stylist salary is highest in California, no doubt.

Hair stylist salary in UK

Hair stylist’s average yearly income in the UK is from £9,697 – £21,190The median average of hair stylists collects around £14,037 per annum. On the other hand, the 10 % of hair stylists takes home around £10,000; the 25 % receives around £12,000, the 75 % makes around £17,000 per annum and the 90 % take home around £21,000 per year.

Hair stylist’s hourly rate based on the number of years of experience is as follows: those with 1 to 4 years of experience take home an average hourly rate from £5.32 – £9.70; those with 5 to 9 years of experience make an average hourly pay ranging from £5.03 – £9.50; those with 10 to 19 years of experience take home an average hourly pay ranging from £5.85 – £9.93 and those with 20 or more years of experience enjoy an hourly pay rate from £6.14 – £8.94. The average hourly tips for hair stylists ranges from £0.25 – £1.31 while the top overtime pay is around £14.90 per hour.  The annual average bonus is £970 and top yearly commission is around £6,292 per year.

Hair stylist salary in Canada

Hair stylist salary in Canada ranges from C$20,820 – C$47,908 per annum. The median average takes home around C$30,000.  10% of all hair stylists in Canada receive around C$21,000; 25% takes home around C$29,000, and the 75% makes around C$48,000 per annum. The hourly rate of hair stylists is from C$9.89 – C$18.12 with an hourly bonus from C$1.61 – C$4.22 a top yearly bonus of around C$993.

Hair stylist salary in Australia

Hair stylist’s salary in Australia is between AU$32,206 and AU$58,017.  According to payscale percentiles, the 10% of hair stylists in Australia collect aroundAU$32,000; the 25% of hair stylists earn around AU$38,000; the median average collects around AU$42,000; the 75% of hairstylists receive around AU$51,000 and the 90 % of hair stylists make around AU$58,000 per year.

How to become a hair stylist

If you are still in high school and you wish to become a hair stylist, you must consider a vocational school or college that offers hairstyling course. The course might take 3 to 6 months. After completing the course you can now apply in a salon or beauty shop  that are in need of a hair stylist but if you have capital money, the best is to open your own salon or beauty shop for more earning opportunities.

Conclusion on hair stylist salary

The average salary of a hair stylist in the US according to payscale is from $15,774 – $52,602. The median average of hair stylists takes home around $24,706. The average hair stylist salary in the UK is from £9,697 – £21,190 with the median average collecting around £14,037 per year. The average salary of a hair stylist in Canada is around C$20,820 – C$47,908 while the average salary of hair stylists in Australia making  AU$32,206 – AU$58,017 with the median average making around AU$42,090.

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