Hairdresser Salary

The average salary for a Hairdresser in the UK is:


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working with the public, styling hair, sellng hair care products, aswering the phone and general salon duties

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Hairdresser Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £12,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £19,492, based on 46 respondents (a difference of 62% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £13,955, based on 43 respondents (a difference of -40% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £18,959, based on 33 respondents (a difference of 36% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £20,168, based on 21 respondents (a difference of 6% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Hairdresser based on all salary survey responses is: £15,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Hairdresser is £9.37.

Assorted Hairdresser Salary Information

£16,500South East26-January-17
£18,400South East25-January-17
£24,000South East22-December-16
£14,000South East3-December-15
£14,000South East3-December-15
£14,000South East3-December-15
£19,000East of England18-November-15
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Hairdresser salary data

Hairdresser Salary By UK Region

£18,600Yorkshire and North East
£24,834South West
£20,000East of England
£15,500North West
£15,974South East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Hairdresser, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £14,061 for a worker in their 20s, £18,374 (30s), £21,748 (40s) and £21,748 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Hairdresser is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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