Looking good takes work. No one knows that better than the 461,000 hair stylists, barbers, makeup artists, manicurists and other beauty professionals in the United States.
Beauty and hair stylist jobs offer good pay (don't forget tips!) and rewarding opportunities. You could eventually own your own business or even become a stylist to the stars.
Overall employment of barbers, cosmetologists, and other personal appearance workers is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Opportunities for entry-level workers should be favorable, while job candidates at high-end establishments will face keen competition.
Salon, Spa and Fitness Job Descriptions
Most cosmetologist, barber and hair stylist jobs require training and licensing by a state board. If you're licensed and experienced, you shouldn't have any problems finding a salon or stylist job. The average hair stylist makes $12.82 an hour; but your salary shoots up after you have some years of experience. Average hourly wages for other beauty jobs range from $8.50 to almost $14. Get all the details about beauty and hair stylist jobs.
Manicurist Job Description
Have a steady hand and an eye for color? If days spent in a spa chatting with customers over hand creams and nail colors sounds right up your alley, you might be a great manicurist.
Hairstylist Job Description
Every state requires all barbers and hairstylists to be licensed. The licensure process typically requires a high school diploma or GED and graduation from a cosmetology school that is licensed by the state.
Massage Therapist Job Description
Whether you want to work in a spa, sports organization, retirement home or run your own business, there are opportunities everywhere for talented, certified massage therapists.