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Hair Designer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,563 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hair Designer is $42,563 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Hair Designer is between $32,129 and $51,181. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Hair Designer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Styles hair and makes available various other hair and facial beauty services for customers.
  • Examines hair to ascertain conditions of hair.
  • Applies bleach, dye, or tint, using applicator or brush, to color customer's hair, first applying solution to portion of customer's skin to determine if customer is allergic to solution.
  • Shampoos hair and scalp with water, liquid soap, dry powder, or egg, and rinses hair with vinegar, water, lemon, or prepared rinses.
Hair Designer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Job family population: 351,910

Estimated population of Hair Designer jobs: 53,701

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Hair Designer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Hair Designer
Apr 25
Salon Echo
Salon Echo has a chair open for a licensed Hair Stylist with a passion for their career. If you are friendly, outgoing, talented and dedicated to providing your best work to our guests, Salon Echo ...
Hairstylists & Colorists In Training
Mar 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas
U.'s while attending exciting and motivational Mario Tricoci events and training designed to ... Dressing for success by wearing black fashionable business attire and styled hair. Women should ...
Hair Stylist
May 16
Chicago, United States
Edit Salon
A minimum of 5 years behind the chair with experience in both men & women's cuts (Hairdressing a plus). We are a commission-based salon that departmentalizes and only offers cut and color services.
Hair Stylist
Apr 27
Chicago, United States
Kosa Salon
Hairstylist/Colorist needed Rent or Commision available Kosa Salon is looking to expand our team! Our salon is currently made up of four talented, positive and dedicated stylist and we are looking ...
Hair Stylist / Cosmotologist
May 9
Naperville, IL, USA
Great Clips
We are hiring GREAT Hair Stylists for our Great Clips Hair Salon in Romeoville! We pay a $500 SIGN-ON BONUS!! We also pay REFERRAL BONUSES - we hire someone you refer to us, we will pay you $500.
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