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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of personal appearance workers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
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|| |
|Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists|| |
|Manicurists and Pedicurists|| |
|Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists|| |
|Skincare Specialists|| |
|Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers|| |