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Working as a Shampoo Assistant

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a shampoo assistant. For example, did you know that they make an average of $12.11 an hour? That's $25,186 a year!

What Does a Shampoo Assistant Do

There are certain skills that many shampoo assistants have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed physical stamina, creativity and computer skills.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a shampoo assistant, we found that a lot of resumes listed 48.4% of shampoo assistants included hair salon, while 16.9% of resumes included salon-exclusive products, and 6.8% of resumes included customer service. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

How To Become a Shampoo Assistant

If you're interested in becoming a shampoo assistant, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 17.1% of shampoo assistants have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 1.4% of shampoo assistants have master's degrees. Even though some shampoo assistants have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a shampoo assistant. When we researched the most common majors for a shampoo assistant, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or bachelor's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on shampoo assistant resumes include associate degree degrees or license degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a shampoo assistant. In fact, many shampoo assistant jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many shampoo assistants also have previous career experience in roles such as sales associate or receptionist.

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Average Salary$25,186

Shampoo Assistant Jobs

Shampoo Assistant Career Paths

Top Careers Before Shampoo Assistant

Cashier
27.2%

Top Careers After Shampoo Assistant

Cashier
19.8%

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Average Salary for a Shampoo Assistant

Shampoo Assistants in America make an average salary of $25,186 per year or $12 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $43,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $14,000 per year.
Average Salary
$25,186

Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Shampoo Assistant
Shampoo Assistant
Zerega Enterprises, Inc. DBA Shapes Salon and Day Spa
Zerega Enterprises, Inc. DBA Shapes Salon and Day Spa
08/04/2017
08/04/2017
$19,76008/04/2017
$19,760

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Shampoo Assistant Demographics

Gender

female

80.7%

male

13.0%

unknown

6.3%

Ethnicity

White

49.5%

Asian

31.4%

Hispanic or Latino

13.6%

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

83.3%

German

8.3%

Arabic

4.2%
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Shampoo Assistant Education

Degrees

High School Diploma

39.7%

Bachelors

17.1%

Certificate

12.6%

Entry Level Jobs For Becoming A Shampoo Assistant

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Top Skills For a Shampoo Assistant

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 48.4% of shampoo assistants listed hair salon on their resume, but soft skills such as physical stamina and creativity are important as well.

  • Hair Salon, 48.4%
  • Salon-Exclusive Products, 16.9%
  • Customer Service, 6.8%
  • Greeting Clients, 6.5%
  • Scheduling Appointments, 4.8%
  • Other Skills, 16.6%
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What do you like the most about working as Shampoo Assistant?

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Top Shampoo Assistant Employers

1. Salon
3.9
Avg. Salary: 
$34,633
Shampoo Assistants Hired: 
39+
2. Visible Changes
3.5
Avg. Salary: 
$31,544
Shampoo Assistants Hired: 
20+
3. Creative Hairdressers
3.6
Avg. Salary: 
$39,809
Shampoo Assistants Hired: 
9+
4. Salon Cielo
4.0
Avg. Salary: 
$29,957
Shampoo Assistants Hired: 
4+
5. Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas
3.6
Avg. Salary: 
$38,760
Shampoo Assistants Hired: 
3+
6. Essence
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$56,426
Shampoo Assistants Hired: 
3+

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Updated October 2, 2020