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Personal Appearance Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of personal appearance workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of personal appearance workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of personal appearance workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The personal appearance workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Personal Appearance Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,410
25th Percentile Wage
$20,290
50th Percentile Wage
$24,410
75th Percentile Wage
$33,480
90th Percentile Wage
$48,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal appearance workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) personal appearance workers is $48,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,410. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 163% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of personal appearance workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,410
2.17% 9.09%
2016
$23,880
2.68% -
2015
$23,240
3.10% -
2014
$22,520
0.22% -
2013
$22,470
1.25% -
2012
$22,190
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Table 2. Personal Appearance Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of personal appearance workers in 13 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for personal appearance workers occupations is the information sector with an annual salary $51,380. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $20,210).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Information
$51,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$41,170
Health Care and Social Assistance
$35,600
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$35,140
Federal, State, and Local Government
$31,510
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,110
Wholesale Trade
$28,170
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$27,340
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,430
Educational Services
$25,360
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$24,470
Accommodation and Food Services
$23,280
Retail Trade
$20,210

Table 3. Salaries of Personal Appearance Worker Related Occupations

The average annual salary of personal appearance worker related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$40,890
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
$33,970
Manicurists and Pedicurists
$26,310
Barbers
$25,330
Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists
$24,900
Shampooers
$24,280
Skincare Specialists
$23,940
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers
$23,790



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