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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

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • Fri 30 Jul , 2021
  • $20,001 - $30,000
  • Osborne Park, Western Australia
  • Fri 30 Jul , 2021
  • Casuarina, Western Australia
  • Apprentice Hairdresser 3rd Year

  • Hairhouse Ipswich
  • Want to join the exciting industry of hair and beauty? Then why not join Australia’s leading hair and beauty services retailer? With over 120 stores across Australia, Hairhouse salons offer professional hair services and the widest range of hair products along with a piercing studio!
  • Trades & ServicesHairdressers
  • Thu 29 Jul , 2021
  • North Ipswich, Queensland
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