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Hair Dresser Salary

How much does a Hair Dresser make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Hair Dresser

$29,918 (USD)/yr

$14 (USD)/hr

$3,108 (USD)/yr

$29,621 (USD)/yr

$14 (USD)/hr

$3,108 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Styles hair, specializing in dressing hair according to latest style, period, or character portrayal and following instructions of patron, make-up artist, or script. Asks patron or reads instructions of make-up artist or script to determine hairdressing requirements. Examines facial features of patron or performing artist and arranges, shapes, and trims hair to achieve desired effect, using fingers, combs, barber scissors, hair-waving solutions, hairpins, and other accessories. Dyes, tints, bleaches, or curls or waves hair as required. May create new style especially for patron. May clean and style wigs. May style hairpieces and be designated hairpiece stylist.
The average hair dresser salary in United States is $29,918 or an equivalent hourly rate of $14. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,108. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$23,222 (USD)

$35,336 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$34,683 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Hair Dresser will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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