Snapshot

Hairdressers cut, style, colour, straighten and permanently wave hair, and treat hair and scalp conditions.

Image supplied by Salon266
a82d2852-5d91-483a-88c7-f859349ea35c
Hairdressers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
63,400
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$758
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Above average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth

This role would suite the below personality styles:

Top match
Close match

Take our Career Quiz to match your "Personality Style" with a career.

Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

 

  • providing advice on hair care, beauty products and hairstyles
  • shampooing hair and conditioning scalps
  • colouring, straightening and permanently waving hair with chemical solutions
  • cutting hair with scissors, clippers and razors
  • styling hair into dreadlocks and braids and adding hair extensions
  • shaving and trimming beards and moustaches
  • cleaning work areas and sanitising instruments
  • arranging appointments and collecting payments
  • may clean, colour, cut and style wigs and hairpieces.

Job Titles

  • Hairdresser

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Hairdressing
  • Certificate III in Hairdressing
  • Cert IV in Hairdressing
  • Diploma of Salon Management

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

Featured Job
  • Wed 14 Feb , 2018
  • Padstow
Featured Job
  • 3rd Year Apprentice Plumber

  • JET Plumbing PTY LTD
  • Apprentice Plumber
    • Excellent working conditions in a family run, friendly business environment
    • Above award wages for the right candidate and overtime
    • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Trades & ServicesPlumbers
  • Thu 8 Feb , 2018
  • Hornsby Heights
Featured Job
  • APPRENTICE MACHINIST

  • Medina Engineering Pty. Ltd.
  • We have a position available for a 1st year apprentice machinist at our busy precision engineering workshop in Chipping Norton, NSW.
    • Want to be a First Class Machinist?
    • Get your trade from the best & most diverse in the business
    • We have an apprenticeship position available NOW!
  • Trades & ServicesMetal Fitters and Machinists
  • Tue 6 Feb , 2018
  • Chipping Norton
View all  

Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/
Skip Navigation Links.
CollapseGet Career Advice

Just for you

Events, webinars, information & more

Register Now

Follow us

Follow us today on our social networks