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Hairdresser/​Barber

Kaikutikuti Makawe

Alternative titles for this job

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

Pay

Hairdressers/barbers usually earn

$34K-$65K per year

Highly skilled hairdressers/barbers usually earn

$65K-$100K per year

Source: Trade Me Jobs and Vivo Hair & Beauty, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a hairdresser/barber are average for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience.
Bonnie Jo Worsfield discusses hair styles with a client sitting in a salon

Hairdressers/barbers discuss styles and cut, colour and style their clients' hair

Last updated 20 November 2018