LICENSED COSMETOLOGIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$35,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$164,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Safeguard Scientifics
Highest Paying City
Des Moines, IA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.8 years
How much does a licensed cosmetologist make?
The national average salary for a Licensed Cosmetologist in the United States is $76,730 per year or $36.89 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 130,000. The top 10 percent earn over $165,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $35,000 annually. Retail companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Licensed Cosmetologists. Some of the states with the best Licensed Cosmetologist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Vermont, and Maine. The typical employment for a Licensed Cosmetologist is 4.8 years.
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Average Licensed Cosmetologist Salary By Company

If you are a Licensed Cosmetologist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Licensed Cosmetologists are in Retail companies and Professional companies. Safeguard Scientifics and Madison Reed are the highest paying companies.

Average Licensed Cosmetologist Salary By Location

Across America, Licensed Cosmetologists make on average $76,730 annually or $36.89 hourly. The city with the highest Licensed Cosmetologist salary is Des Moines, IA at $156,070 per year. Not only that, Des Moines, IA also has an average entry-level salary of $96,000. North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Vermont, and Maine are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Oregon, Nevada, South Carolina, California, and Florida.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Des Moines, IA
$156,070
2
Plano, TX
$151,128
3
Des Plaines, IL
$141,337
4
Charlotte, NC
$136,343
5
Milford, MA
$135,208

RECENTLY ADDED Licensed Cosmetologist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Gambuzza's Barbershop
Licensed Cosmetologist
10/31/2019
$60,000
Gambuzza's Barbershop
Licensed Cosmetologist
09/30/2019
$60,000
Stefon Plazamozer, Inc.
Licensed Cosmetologist
07/01/2019
$45,914
Merle Hay Square-Mozer Inc.
Licensed Cosmetologist
07/01/2019
$48,001
Stefon Plaza-Mozer, Inc.
Licensed Cosmetologist
07/01/2019
$45,914
Martin LLP
Licensed Cosmetologist
06/11/2019
$45,914
Cookie Cutters
Licensed Cosmetologist
06/11/2019
$22,957
Coggins International
Licensed Cosmetologist
06/11/2019
$45,914
Walmart
Licensed Cosmetologist
06/11/2019
$48,001
Shoppin LLC
Licensed Cosmetologist
06/11/2019
$48,001
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