Hairdresser/​Barber

Kaikutikuti Makawe

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Hairdressers/barbers cut, colour and style hair. Barbers also shave and trim hair, moustaches and beards.

Pay

Hairdressers/barbers usually earn

$31K-$50K per year

Source: NZ Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation Inc (HITO), 2016

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a hairdresser/barber are poor for new entrants, but good for experienced workers.
Hairdressers cut and style hair

Ruth Kavanagh cutting a client's hair

Last updated 1 June 2017