Hairdresser Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for hairdressers is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) for hairdressers is 391111.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are hairdresser, hair stylist, qualified hairdresser and barber.
This occupation is currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Short-term Skilled Occupation List, STSOL).
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 950 salaries, estimated that the average salary for a hairdresser was $53,223 per annum in Australia.
Hairdresser Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Assistant Manager/Senior Stylist Hairdresser||$30 – $40 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Hair Salon Manager / Hairdresser||70,000 – 90,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Barber / Hair Dresser||$27 – $37 per hour||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Apprentice Hairdresser||20,000 – 40,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Hairdresser / Hairstylist||$25 – $35 per hour||Sunshine Coast|
|1st Year Apprentice Hairdresser||25,000 – 30,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|r Hairdresser||50,000 – 60,000||Gold Coast|
|Hairdresser / Qualified||$22 – $30 per hour||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Hairdresser Colourist or Stylist||50,000 – 55,000||Perth, Western Australia|
|Trainee’s and Apprentership Hairdressers||30,000 – 40,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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