Barbers (39-5011)

Occupation description:  Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 59,20065,100 10.1600 1,1101,700

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.388.769.78 12.3817.8022.79

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
170 0.070.6 64.7
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 21
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.5

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
A Head of Time Design Academy   (Anchorage)
Barber Certificate
Hairdresser Certificate
Instructor Training Certificate

 Degree
Academy of Hair Design   (Anchorage)
Barbering
Hairdressing
Instructor Training

 Degree
Alaska Academy of Advanced Cosmetology   (Juneau)
Barber and Hairdresser
Instructor Training

 Degree
Glenda’s Salon and Training Center   (Wasilla)
Barbering
Cosmetology (Hairdressing)
Instructor

 Degree
Hair Science   (Anchorage)
Barbering

 Degree
Mane Place Hair Design and Academy   (Fairbanks)
Cosmetology

 Degree
MetrOasis Advanced Training Center   (Anchorage)
Hairdressing

 Degree
Shear Fire Design Academy of Alaska   (Palmer)
Hairdresser

 Degree
Trend Setters School of Beauty   (Anchorage)
Hairdressing Dip