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Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists (39-5012)

Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services. Excludes Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance (39-5091), Manicurists and Pedicurists (39-5092), and Skincare Specialists (39-5094).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 633 615 -2.84 38 40 76
United States 683800 741700 0.0 43200 45500 94600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 15.74 9.06 10.34 13.16 18.25 25.68
Alaska 14.17 10.27 11.17 12.22 14.70 22.31
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 14.27 11.02 11.55 12.44 14.72 21.61
Fairbanks North Star Borough 16.45 10.26 10.99 13.70 20.11 27.12

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.