Cosmetologist salary in California

Average salary
$26,000/yr
Based on 745 income tax records
$16,500
$59,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$16,500
$59,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Cosmetologists make?
The average total salary for a Cosmetologist is $26,000 per year. This is based on data from 745 TurboTax users who reported their job as Cosmetologist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Cosmetologist salary can vary between $16,500 to $59,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Cosmetologist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Francisco, CA
17 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$27K – $44K
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Oakland, CA
12 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$30K – $38K
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Oceanside, CA
10 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$23K – $38K
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San Diego, CA
26 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$22K – $35K
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Los Angeles, CA
24 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$23K – $44K
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San Jose, CA
18 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$22K – $39K
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Santa Rosa, CA
11 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$22K – $33K
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Sacramento, CA
39 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$20K – $28K
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Fresno, CA
16 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$20K – $31K

Cosmetologist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Floyds 99 Barbershops In, California
10 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$22K – $35K
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Ulta Beauty, California
38 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$19K – $43K

Cosmetologist demographics in California

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84% are single
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16% are married
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25% have kids
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22% own a home

Cosmetologist salaries by age in California

$0
$7,000
$14,000
$21,000
$28,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Cosmetologists in California

745 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a cosmetologist in California is $26,000 per year. Cosmetologist salaries in California can vary between $16,500 to $59,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 745 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as cosmetologist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for cosmetologists in California: San Francisco, CA ($32,500 a year), Oakland, CA ($32,500 a year), and Oceanside, CA ($31,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.