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Barbers in New Jersey

Is New Jersey a good place for you to work as a Barber?

25.6% Jobs Projection
$25,480 Median Salary
560 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Barbers Work in New Jersey?

There were 1,260 Barbers employed in this state in 2017.

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Barbers in this state are growing at a rate of 25.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.5%.

Job Projections for Barbers: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 560 annual Barbers job openings in New Jersey, and 5,540 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Barbers Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Barbers ranged from $20,030 to $50,120 with $25,480 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.63 to $24.09. The median hourly rate was $12.25.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $11.05 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.20.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Barbers Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

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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