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Barber Jobs Washington DC

Overall employment of barbers, cosmetologists, and other personal appearance workers is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Opportunities for entry-level workers should be favorable, while job candidates at high-end establishments will face keen competition.

Reese's Unisex Barber Shop
(202) 518-9505
606 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC
 
Kuttn Headz Beauty and Barber Salon
(202) 328-4494
923 U St NW
Washington, DC
 
Cuttin-Up Barber Shop
(202) 789-9253
1206 9th St NW
Washington, DC
 
About Face Barber Salon
(202) 387-7853
113 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC
 
Norman's Barber & Beauty Salon
(202) 347-0424
801 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC
 
Thomas Master Barber
(202) 393-3053
604 11th St NW
Washington, DC
 
State Hair Salon
(202) 466-5054
22nd & C St NW
Washington, DC
 
Ballards Barber Shop
(202) 745-9103
1837 7th St NW
Washington, DC
 
Faa Barber Shop
(202) 488-4449
800 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC
 
Easton Barber Shop
(202) 462-3400
1015 U St NW
Washington, DC
 

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Career Outlook

Overall employment of barbers, cosmetologists, and other personal appearance workers is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Opportunities for entry-level workers should be favorable, while job candidates at high-end establishments will face keen competition.

Employment change. Personal appearance workers will grow by 20 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.

Employment trends are expected to vary among the different occupational specialties. Employment of hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists will increase by about 20 percent, much faster than average , while the number of barbers will increase by 12 percent, about as fast as average . This growth will primarily come from an increasing population, which will lead to greater demand for basic hair services. Additionally, the demand for hair coloring and other advanced hair treatments has increased in recent years, particularly among baby boomers and young people. This trend is expected to continue, leading to a favorable outlook for hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists.

Continued growth in the number full-service spas and nail salons will also generate numerous job openings for manicurists, pedicurists, and skin care specialists. Estheticians and other skin care specialists will see large gains in employment, and are expected to grow almost 38 percent, much faster than average , primarily due to the popularity of skin treatments for relaxation and medical well-being. Manicurists and pedicurists meanwhile will grow by 19 percent, faster than average .

Job prospects. Job opportunities generally should be good , parti...

Career Overview

Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.

Majors for this Career

  • Barbering/Barber
  • Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design
  • Salon/Beauty Salon Management/Manager
  • Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor

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