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Hair Preparer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,053 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hair Preparer is $31,053 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Hair Preparer is between $24,959 and $36,646. 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

  • Bleaches, dyes, and blends human hair used in making hair pieces: soaks hair in soap and water to remove foreign matter and separates hair into strands.
  • Mixes and blends ingredients to make bleaches and dyes according to formula.
  • Dips strands into bleaching and dyeing solutions to obtain desired color.
  • Hangs bleached and dyed strands on lines to air dry.
  • Arranges and combs strands to blend them to specified hue and grade.
  • May wash and soak hair in acid and soda solutions to thin hair and burn roots, preparatory to making theatrical hair pieces.
Hair Preparer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Hair Preparer jobs: 38

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Hair Preparer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Senior Accounts Receivable
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Namaste Laboratories
Namasté is a leader in the ethnic hair care products industry dedicated to identifying holistic ... Preparing manual deposit slips. * Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Assistant Salon Manager
Apr 3
Bishops Cuts/Color
Cut and Color hair... with the best * Exhibit operational expertise in all facets of the shop You ... We will ask for a professional reference so please be prepared to provide that as well. Our shops ...
Junior Accountant
Apr 18
Gurnee, IL, USA
Paris Presents Incorporated
Prepare and post journal entries across several ledger companies * Team with customer service group ... also offers a line of hair brushes and bath accessories. Since its launch in 2011, Real ...
Engineering Technician
May 1
Batavia, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
Superconducting Radio Frequency (SRF) Cavity preparation and cavity string assembly working in ... Must be able to wear cleanroom attire (inner scrubs, cleanroom gowns, hair, face covers, etc.) and ...
Radiologic Technologist
Mar 12
Algonquin, United States
MedExpress Urgent Care
Prepare and transmit images to the Radiologist for over-read, and report over-read results to ... Obtain and maintain certification to perform DOT UDS, BAT, hair testing, and other occupational ...
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