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Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous personal appearance workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous personal appearance workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous personal appearance workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous personal appearance workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$41,520
75th Percentile Wage
$28,620
50th Percentile Wage
$20,830
25th Percentile Wage
$18,300
10th Percentile Wage
$17,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous personal appearance workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous personal appearance workers is $41,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $20,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,200. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 141% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Average Salary of Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers
$20,830
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$44,310
Manicurists and Pedicurists
$19,620
Shampooers
$18,760
Skincare Specialists
$29,050
Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists
$23,200
Barbers
$25,410

Table 3. Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous personal appearance workers in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 3. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for miscellaneous personal appearance workers occupations is the information sector with an annual salary $74,080. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $20,070).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Information
$74,080
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,180
Health Care and Social Assistance
$36,000
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$29,740
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,490
Educational Services
$27,010
Wholesale Trade
$24,500
Retail Trade
$24,250
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,730
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$20,070

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Highest paying industries for miscellaneous personal appearance workers.