Hair Stylist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$37,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$37,000
Median 50%
$47,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Publix
Highest Paying City
Tacoma, WA
Highest Paying State
Arizona
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a hair stylist make?
The national average salary for a Hair Stylist in the United States is $37,886 per year or $18.21 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 17,000. The top 10 percent earn over $47,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $30,000 annually. Retail companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Arizona, Washington, Oregon, New Jersey, and Idaho have the highest paying Hair Stylist jobs. The typical tenure for a Hair Stylist is 3.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Stylist
$43,622

Average Hair Stylist Salary By Location

As a Hair Stylist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $37,886 per year or $18.21 per hour. Hair Stylists make the most in Tacoma, WA at about $40,782 per year. The average starting salary in Tacoma, WA for Hair Stylists is $28,000. Some of the states with the best Hair Stylist salaries are Arizona, Washington, Oregon, New Jersey, Idaho, California, and Maine. South Carolina, Missouri, North Dakota, Colorado, and Arkansas have the lowest reported salaries for Hair Stylists.

Map of Hair Stylist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Hair Stylists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Hair Stylist Salary By Company

Hair Stylist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Retail companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Hair Stylists at Publix and J. C. Penney report the highest salaries. Companies like Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas and Gene Juarez Salons also report very competitive wages for Hair Stylists.

Hair Stylist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Hair Stylist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Hair Stylist can range from $41,896 to $38,971 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Hair Stylist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Fantastic Sams Cut & Color Kentucky and Indiana
Hair Stylists Needed-Today
03/30/2020
$41,740
03/29/2020
$37,566
Fantastic Sams Cut & Color Kentucky and Indiana
Hair Stylists Needed Shepardsville-Today
03/29/2020
$22,957
Smart Style
Hair Stylist
03/29/2020
$35,479
Smart Style
Hair Stylist
03/29/2020
$35,479
Smartstyle
Hair Stylist/Colorist
03/10/2020
$35,479
Gambuzza's Barbershop
Licensed Hair Stylist-Great Benefits Available!
03/10/2020
$60,000
Hairmasters
Hair Stylist/Colorist
03/10/2020
$45,914
TGF Hair Salon
Hair Stylist/Colorist
03/09/2020
$45,914
Smartstyle
Hair Stylist/Colorist
03/09/2020
$35,479
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