HOW MUCH MONEY CAN A BARBER MAKE?

A lot of people want to know how much money barbers make. Especially newbies who are considering becoming a barber. Barbers provide services like haircuts and shaving. A barber gets paid differently depending upon where the barbershop is located and how much traffic the shop receives. Building a long- term clientele is essential in making the most money in the career of barbering.

The industry is a great industry to be in if you have the talent, drive and determination to be a success in whichever direction you choose to go in. Some people want to become barbers because of the love of the art that allows you to transform another persons appearance. Some are in it for the money and some people are in it for both reasons and more.

So, you are reading this page because you want to know how much money barbers make, right? Let’s just say this, you can make as much as you want and as little as you want. I know barbers that barely make $10,000.00 a year and I know some barber/barbershop owners that make over $5,000,000.00 a year.

So you have to ask yourself, where do you want to fit in the industry. What aspect of the barber industry do you want to pursue? There are several different avenues to pursue in the barber industry.

Some avenue examples are:

•Barber

•Owner

•Sales

•Beauty Supply

•Consultant

•School Owner

•Franchisee

•Platform Artist/Educator

•Celebrity barber

•and whatever else you can create.

Barbers make money by charging different prices for different services. Most haircuts average between $5 and $40 a haircut. For a neck and face shave only, the services can vary between $5 and $10 plus tips.

For facials, around $5 to $10, and for beard trims around $7. It typically takes a barber 15 to 30 minutes to thoroughly cut a man’s hair. For women or men with longer hair, or those who want more style options, it can take an additional 15 minutes.

Tips vary per haircut, but typically are between $2 and $5 per cut. Barbers who work 40 hours per week with a steady clientele can make anywhere from $500 to $800 per week. The one thing that i can tell you is to pursue the part of the business that best suites you. Don’t try to be like another barber. Think about what part of this business that people compliment you on the most.

Once you figure that out, then run like the wind. Most people in life pursue things that don’t fit who they are naturally. I (Alex Campbell) naturally have a giving spirit and I love new information and I love to share information.

That is why I developed this site for barbers who seek information. I am naturally a very detailed person, which is why my Haircut DVDS are so detailed. . Pursue you, not someone else. Think about it, has a customer ever complimented you in a certain aspect of your barbering? If they have, then you need to perfect the compliment that was given to you.

Once you start to perfect who you are, then the money will follow. Some Barber/Stylist charge from $5.00 to $1,000.00 for a cut. Which one do you want to be? 5 cuts a day at $1,000.00 a piece is $150,000.00 a month and over $1,000.000.00 a year.

5 Responses to “HOW MUCH MONEY CAN A BARBER MAKE?”

  1. melissa says:

    So i am a licensed cosmetologist ( for almost a year) and am realizing that i prefer and better at mens cuts over womens do you think as a women i would be making a wise decision to go for my barber license?

  2. Pab_the_barber Newark nj says:

    You couldn’t have said it better ….

  3. Ronnie says:

    I’ve done some research a lot of barber licensed and unlicensed may of cut hair most of their career, most have never paid state or federal taxes, to include to withholding of Social Security, as barbers we have to become more business minded, and think like professional business people, We industry is being destoried do to a like of business management skills, we have some of the best barbers on the planet, a simple thing like wearing a smock, barbers that work for cash/paid under the table is really hurtting themselves in the long run, we need to form barber unions, to protect the industry and barbers alike.

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