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Hairdressers and Cosmetologists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $15.23
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Hairdressers and Cosmetologists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.28 $15.20 $19.88
Minnesota
$14.26 $15.23 $19.27
Central Minnesota
$14.35 $15.18 $19.13
Northeast Minnesota
$13.93 $14.63 $19.05
Northwest Minnesota
$14.01 $15.13 $19.04
Southeast Minnesota
$14.49 $15.03 $18.75
Southwest Minnesota
$14.09 $14.63 $18.60
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$14.38 $15.29 $19.30

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 6,800 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Hairdressers and Cosmetologists most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 16,259 new Hairdressers and Cosmetologists to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Hairdressers and Cosmetologists
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 569,600 680,100 110,500 19.4%
Minnesota 12,062 14,116 2,054 17%
Central Minnesota 1,241 1,404 163 13.1%
Northeast Minnesota 746 815 69 9.2%
Northwest Minnesota 1,019 1,236 217 21.3%
Southeast Minnesota 1,133 1,260 127 11.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7,179 8,628 1,449 20.2%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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