Career Details

Hairstylist - Kathi

Career Overview

A hairstylist provides services related to hair including cutting, coloring, lightening, and styling.

Education

Hairstylists must complete a cosmetology or related program and get licensed to do this work. These programs are often provided by colleges and may lead to a certificate or degree.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
Median:
High End:
$18,000 /yr
$26,000 /yr
$35,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Psychology
  • Business
  • Communication
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist. There will likely be a lot of competition to work at the higher paying salons.

Jobs: Check Available Jobs!

Work Environment

Hairstylists generally work salons and spas, and some are self-employed. This work may require a person to spend large amounts of time on their feet. Part-time positions are common in this line of work.

Schools
References

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada