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Average Hairstylist’s Salary
The table below details the hourly wages for Hairstylists.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 6341.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: hairdresser, hairstylist, barber and men’s hairdresser.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $20.19 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Montreal, Quebec and Prince Edward Island at $12 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $23,000 – $40,000.
Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future. Employment growth in this occupation tends to follow population growth. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Hairstylists in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||13.50||16.50||35.00||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*(1)||13.50||20.19||30.36||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||11.35||14.00||22.50||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||11.15||14.00||21.25||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||11.00||12.02||16.03||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||10.85||13.30||19.23||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||11.60||15.00||19.23||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||11.60||13.00||20.36||2016|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||11.60||13.00||20.00||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||11.60||13.00||21.63||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||11.25||12.00||20.00||2015|
|Montreal – Quebec||11.25||12.00||18.75||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||10.96||14.00||21.00||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for service supervisors and specialized service occupations, which includes hairstylists, is $17.54. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $640, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $33,000.
There are over 96,000 hairstylists and barbers working in Canada.