Human Services

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Provide beauty services, such as cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp.

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Salary Breakdown

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Average

$40,660

ANNUAL

$19.55

HOURLY

Entry Level

$26,960

ANNUAL

$12.96

HOURLY

Mid Level

$30,930

ANNUAL

$14.87

HOURLY

Expert Level

$60,480

ANNUAL

$29.08

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

15,590

Projected job openings through 2030


Sample Career Roadmap

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Stylist

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Senior Stylist

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Salon Manager

Supporting Certifications

Degree Recommendations


Top Expected Tasks

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Sales and Marketing

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Active Learning

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Finger Dexterity

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension


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