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Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

Average National Salaries ()

Age 20

£5,200 pile of coins

Age 35

£23,920 pile of coins

Age 50

£30,160 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: N/A

What does this career do?

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.

Typical tasks

  • determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs
  • controls the allocation, training and remuneration of staff
  • provides clients with information and advice on styles and treatments, and resolves any complaints or problems
  • ensures clients’ records are maintained
  • undertakes and/or directs hair treatments and/or beauty therapy
  • checks and maintains any equipment, and ensures that all safety requirements are met
  • demonstrates, advises on and sells hair and/or beauty products
  • ensures financial accounts for the business are maintained.

Current entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required for entry although entrants usually possess a BTEC/SQA award, an NVQ/SVQ in Hairdressing at Level 3, an apprenticeship and/or relevant experience.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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