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

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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
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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

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