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Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

in Massachusetts

Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services. Excludes "Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance (39-5091), "Manicurists and Pedicurists" (39-5092), and "Skincare Specialists" (39-5094).

Occupation Projection for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
395012  Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 19,612 21,420 1,808 9.22 % 1,369 1,024 181 2,574 Postsecondary non-degree award 

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Other Services (except Government)    10,840  55 % 11,870  55 % 1,030  10 % $37,630
Personal and Laundry Services    10,840  55 % 11,870  55 % 1,030  10 % $37,630
General Merchandise Stores    180  1 % 170  1 % -10  -10 % $26,820
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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