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Hairdresser or Barber

Hairdressers and barbers shampoo, cut, colour, style and treat hair.

Tasks

  • Demonstrates, sells and recommends hair care products to clients and advises them on hair care.
  • Ensures hair products are stored and used appropriately and observes relevant health and safety factors.
  • Maintains client records and keeps up-to-date with new products, styles and techniques.
  • Collects payment, arranges appointments and cleans and tidies salon.
  • Shaves and trims beards and moustaches.
  • Combs, brushes, blow-dries or sets wet hair in rollers to style or straighten.
  • Cuts and trims hair using scissors, clippers, razor and comb.
  • Washes, conditions, bleaches, tints or dyes hair and provides any necessary basic scalp treatments.
  • Discusses customer requirements, analyses hair condition and other relevant features to define and advise on hair style.

Typical Education Level

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 7% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£9,849

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for hairdresser or barber is £9,849

2,009 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 2,009. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for hairdresser or barber roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £9,849 per year. That is about £821 per month or £5.05 per hour. New workers generally start on £5,496, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £18,615

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 2,009 people are employed in the region.

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