Nature of Work

They provide hair cutting, and styling and other beauty services. Such as inspecting and analyzing the hair skin and scalp to recommend treatment, clean and disinfect all tools and work areas.

Training, Qualifications and Advancement

Hairdressers need to have creativity to keep up with latest trends for new hairstyles to try for their clients, they need to have good customer service skills if they want their customers to come back, listening skills are required so that you can give your client what they are willing to get. They 're qualifications are required to have General Education Background. Prospective cosmetology students usually need to have a high school diploma or GED.


Barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists work mostly in a barbershop or salon, they usually work in pleasant surroundings with good lighting.

Job Outlook

Employment for hairdressers and cosmetologist is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. They’re particular needs for this job, you are required and expected to know how to work with the hair and other advanced hair treatments, and beauty trends are expected over the coming decade.

Projections Data

10 percent


The median hourly wage for hairdressers, hairstylist, and cosmetologists was $11.38 in May 2015. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $8.47 and the highest 10 percent earned more than $22.79

Related Occupations

Hairdressers,Barbers,Manicurists,Pedicurists,Skin Care Specialists

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