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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 56,40064,000 13.42,700 2,7006,160

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.658.9510.12 12.3318.0223.31

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
181 5.676.5 70.6
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation4
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 24
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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

 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