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Want to work in Colorado as a Barber? Read this first!

24.9% Jobs Projection
$30,110 Median Salary
400 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Barbers in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Barbers in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Barbers in Colorado earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Barbers Work in Colorado?

There were approximately 720 workers employed as Barbers in this state in 2018.

There were 720 Barbers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


The typical state has 420 Barbers working in it, which means Colorado has more Barbers than average.


Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Barbers in this state are growing at a rate of 24.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.5%.


Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 400 annual job openings, and a total of 3,810 jobs for Colorado Barbers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,200 annual jobs and 64,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Barbers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Barbers ranged from $22,150 to $51,090 with $30,110 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.65 to $24.56. The median hourly rate was $14.48.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $14.42 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.06.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top States for Barbers Employment

View the list below to see where most Barbers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 3,790 $28,820
California 1,570 $25,660
Pennsylvania 1,230 $24,780
North Carolina 990 $30,330
Florida 970 $19,490
Colorado 720 $30,110
Massachusetts 540 $39,160
Georgia 420 $24,360
Minnesota 390 $32,050
Missouri 380 $22,850
Maryland 360 $53,780
Kentucky 300 $36,150
Louisiana 260 $30,200
Alabama 170 $34,260
Connecticut 50 $27,040

Below are the states where Barbers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $54,180
Maryland $53,780
Illinois $43,220
Massachusetts $39,160
District of Columbia $38,310
Virginia $37,090
Ohio $36,560
Kentucky $36,150
Iowa $34,580
Alabama $34,260

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