Salary for Barbers

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Also known as:  Barber, Barber Apprentice, Master Barber

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Barbers perform aesthetic services such as hair cutting, shaving, trimming and shampooing upon request by clients. They make client appointments, schedule consultations, maintain a clean and sanitary work station and ensure customer satisfaction by following requests and cutting guidelines. Additionally, they must maintain a well-stocked inventory of hair supplies and products and diligently monitor when products need t o be ordered. They are innovative in their approach to learning new styles and cutting techniques and participate in conferences and seminars regarding these methods. They have an extensive working knowledge of equipment used to cut and maintain hair such as clippers, scissors, blow dryers and combs. An associate's degree or related vocational school degree is required for employment in this field, often alongside continuing education courses.

A Barber will normally get salaries ranging from $21,810 to $63,450 based on the level of experience. will normally receive an average salary of thirty-eight thousand and fifty dollars on a yearly basis.

have the highest average potential salary in Washington, where they receive a compensation of just about $61,790. People in this career are compensated at the highest average salary in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they earn an average pay rate of $40,530.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 51.64 percent nationwide in that time.

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Barbers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,530
Educational Services
$38,770
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$37,900
Accommodation and Food Services
$30,840

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
$30,840
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$37,900
Educational Services
$38,770
Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,530