BARBER & HAIR STYLIST

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair; trimming beards; or giving shaves.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Barber, Barber Shop Operator, Barber Stylist, Stylist

JOB TASKS

  • Clean and sterilize scissors, combs, clippers, and other instruments.

  • Drape and pin protective cloths around customers’ shoulders.

  • Cut and trim hair according to clients’ instructions or current hairstyles, using clippers, combs, hand-held blow driers, and scissors.

  • Question patrons regarding desired services and haircut styles.

  • Clean work stations and sweep floors.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn $20.16/hr. – $41,920 annual.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029) Much faster than average (8% or Higher)
  • Projected job openings (2019-2029) 7,200

REQUIRED EDUCATION

High School Diploma/GED, Certificate After High School

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