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Hairdresser

Cuts, styles, colours, straightens and permanently waves hair, and treats hair and scalp conditions.


Tasks Include:


  • providing advice on hair care, beauty products and hairstyles
  • shampooing hair and conditioning scalps
  • colouring, straightening and permanently waving hair with chemical solutions
  • cutting hair with scissors, clippers and razors
  • styling hair into dreadlocks and braids and adding hair extensions
  • shaving and trimming beards and moustaches
  • cleaning work areas and sanitising instruments
  • arranging appointments and collecting payments
Specialisations
  • Barber
Job prospects for Hairdressers in Victoria

Occupation in the Hairdressers group include Hairdresser

Employment prospects
There are currently 12,400 Hairdressers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$926.30

Hourly earnings
$24.80

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website.

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