Hair, Beauty & Retail

We all love to make sure we look good, which is why hairdressers and beauty therapists can always enjoy a successful career in this industry. Bustling with clients in a commercial salon environment, you’ll be interacting with the public on a daily basis and helping them to feel fantastic when they leave.

Whether you’d like to be a barber or hair stylist, a beauty therapist or massage therapist, there are a number of roles available for you to choose from, with over 1,500 more jobs predicted by 2020. You might start as a junior, but you could soon find yourself working your way up to manage and run your very own salon, barbershop or spa.

Top Career Opportunities

Top Job (By Salary) Average Salary
Therapy professionals n.e.c. £25,800
Hairdressing & beauty salon managers & proprietors £23,100
Customer service occupations £20,600
Hairdressers and barbers £12,600
Beauticians and related occupations £12,200
Sales and retail assistants £11,700

Job Figures

There are predicted to be 3,285 more jobs with an average of 15,056 annual openings.

Average Salaries

The current average wage for hairdressing and other beauty treatment related occupations is £17,667 per year.

Hair & Beauty

When there is always a demand to look good and feel great, you'll find rewarding careers for hairdressers and beauty therapies all across Greater Manchester and the North West.

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