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How to become a barbers, hairdressers, or cosmetologists
The median hourly wage of barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists was $10.82 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.
Median hourly wages for occupational specialties in May 2010 were as follows:
- $11.45 for barbers
- $10.94 for hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists
- $8.78 for shampooers