Beauty salons

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Workforce
721k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
39.2
Average Salary
$26,271
Average Male Salary
$38,525
Average Female Salary
$24,892

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The top three occupations in the Beauty salons Industry Group are Hairdressers, hairstylists, & cosmetologists, Manicurists and pedicurists, Receptionists & information clerks, Supervisors of personal care and service workers, and Skincare specialists. On average, full-time employees in the Beauty salons Industry Group work 42.1 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $32,742. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23.7 hours and earn an average annual salary of $16,741.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Beauty salons Industry Group are Gwinnett County (East) PUMA, GA, Outer Cape Cod Towns PUMA, MA, and Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone PUMA, NY. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Beauty salons.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Beauty salons Industry Group. Hairdressers, hairstylists, & cosmetologists are the most common position, but the Beauty salons Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Hairdressers, hairstylists, & cosmetologists, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Beauty salons goes to Sales managers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

721k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 20.8k
1.2%
1 Year Growth
± 4.04%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Beauty salons Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 1.2%, , from 713k people in 2017 to 721k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Beauty salons by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Hairdressers, hairstylists, & cosmetologists represent the largest share of positions held in Beauty salons at 76.6%, followed by Manicurists and pedicurists with 4.59% and Receptionists & information clerks with 3.83%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Beauty salons employs an unusually high number of Hairdressers, hairstylists, & cosmetologists, Skincare specialists, and Other personal appearance workers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Beauty salons, by average wage, are Sales managers, Human resources managers, and Marketing managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$26,271
AVERAGE WAGE
± $799

On average, employees in the Beauty salons Industry Group make $26,271 per year. This number makes Beauty salons the 254 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Beauty salons Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.405
WAGE GINI

Beauty salons has a wage GINI of 0.405, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Beauty salons (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Beauty salons Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Beauty salons Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Beauty salons Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Beauty salons Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $38,525 and $24,892. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

648k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±19.7k
73k
MALE WORKFORCE
±6.63k

89.9% of workers in the Beauty salons Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Beauty salons Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$38,525
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$4,212
$24,892
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$741

On average, Male workers in the Beauty salons Industry Group make 1.55 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Beauty salons Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. American Indian
  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
  3. White

On average, American Indian employees in the Beauty salons Industry Group earn 1.16 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Beauty salons Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Beauty salons Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Beauty salons Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Beauty salons Industry Group is Professional and business services.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Beauty salons is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Beauty salons is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Beauty salons Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Beauty salons is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Professional and business services Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Beauty salons Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Beauty salons Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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