Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 39-5093 Shampooers
Shampoo and rinse customers' hair.
Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Massage, shampoo, and condition patron's hair and scalp to clean them and remove excess oil. Advise patrons with chronic or potentially contagious scalp conditions to seek medical treatment. Treat scalp conditions and hair loss, using specialized lotions, shampoos, or equipment such as infrared lamps or vibrating equipment.
License: License not required.
Outlook: No Change
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $8.78   Entry $18,271.00
Mean $9.57   Mean $19,898.00
Experience $9.96 Experience $20,717.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
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39-5093.00 Shampooers