Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 30% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists' job openings is expected to rise 10.9% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists' was $33,290, or $16.00 per hour
'Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists' were paid 28.1% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 298,050 people employed as Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists within the United States.
This represents around 0.20% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 496 people are employed as Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists.
Provide beauty services, such as cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May shampoo hair, apply makeup, dress wigs, remove hair, and provide nail and skincare services.
SOC Code: 39-5012.00
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