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Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Job Information

Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.


  • Employment is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations.
  • A State license is required for barbers, cosmetologists, and most other personal appearance workers, although qualifications vary by State.
  • About 44 percent of workers are self employed; many also work flexible schedules.


Personality I'm creative
Salary $22,570/yr ($11.29/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education Some college, no degree