Barbers

Prospects: Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.

Current openings

Barber 1

Number of positions

2012: 1,250    2014: 1,270

Annual job postings

New: 10    Replacement: 20
(Total: 30)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
$16,690
($8/hour)
Middle:
$22,480
($10/hour)
Up to:
$28,690
($13/hour)
Average:
$24,690
($11/hour)

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Postsecondary non-degree award

Work experience:
None

On-the-job training:
None

Education level achieved by workers

 

Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.