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

10.2% Jobs Projection
$22,850 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Barbers Work in Missouri?

In Missouri, there were 380 people working as Barbers in the year 2018.

There were 460 Barbers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 420 Barbers working in it, which means Missouri has fewer Barbers than average.


Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Barbers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.5%.


Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 110 annual job openings, and a total of 1,190 jobs for Missouri Barbers in 2026.

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

What do Barbers Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Barbers ranged from $17,970 to $32,350 with $22,850 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.64 to $15.55. The median hourly rate was $10.99.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $11.03 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.04.

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


Top Missouri Metros for Barbers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Barbers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 270 $22,590

Top States for Barbers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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