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HAIRSTYLIST, IN-DEPTH: It's Always A Surprise

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Simon goes in-depth with her story of being a hairstylist. He describes what she loves most about her job, its challenges, and work-life balance.

Job Title: Hairstylist / Cosmetologist

Job Summary: Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Job Description

Barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists provide hair styling and beauty services.

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Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$10,000 - $35,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Home, Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Creativity, Organizational skills, People skills, Strength/stamina, Verbal communication skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
Trade/vocational School
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