• Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
  • Human Services
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 35,318
    $20,157 range bar $60,370
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists provide haircutting, hairstyling, and other services related to personal appearance.

What do they typically do

  • Administer therapeutic medication and advise patron to seek medical treatment for chronic or contagious scalp conditions
  • Inspect hair, face, and scalp to recommend treatment
  • Schedule appointments and operate cash registers to receive payments from customers
  • Update and maintain customer information records, such as beauty services provided
  • Develop new styles and techniques
  • Apply water, setting, straightening, or waving solutions to hair and use curlers, rollers, hot combs and curling irons to press and curl hair
  • Demonstrate and sell hair care products and cosmetics, shape eyebrows, and remove facial hair
  • Analyze customers hair and other physical features to determine and recommend beauty treatment or suggest hairstyles

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Openings 135

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