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Hairdressers and Cosmetologists


Cut, color, and style customers' hair or apply make-up.

Hairdressers and Cosmetologists provide beauty services such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair. They also massage and treat scalps. They may apply makeup, or provide nail or skin care services.

Wages $14.18 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Vocational training is needed for entry.
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