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Wig Maker Salary
in United Kingdom

£27,714 (GBP)

Average Salary

£13/hr

Average Hourly

£399

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 18, 2020

The average pay for a Wig Maker is £27,714 a year and £13 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Wig Maker is between £20,723 and £33,523. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Wig Maker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Lays out, sews, and fastens together materials and hair strands to make wigs and transformations: draws or pins wig pattern on model of customer's head.
  • Places sections of gauze, lace, net, ribbon, and springs over pattern and sews sections together to form wig foundation foundation maker.
  • Hooks strands of hair into foundation holes, using ventilating needle (similar to crochet needle), blends shades of hair to give natural appearance, and ties ends of strands to foundation ventilator.
  • Weaves hair to form speciality hairpieces, such as braids, switches, and chignons.
  • Arranges woven hair in specified position and sews hair together to form hairpiece.
  • May repair wigs.
  • May supervise or train other workers.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£32,128
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United Kingdom

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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wig Maker is £27,714 a year and £13 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Wig Maker is between £20,723 and £33,523. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Wig Maker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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