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Idaho Cosmetologist Salary

The number of cosmetology jobs in Idaho is expected to increase by 9.8% over the ten-year period ending in 2022, according to the state’s Department of Labor. The Department expects an average of 82 jobs a year to become available in Idaho. More than 70% of them will be due to the need to replace cosmetologists who will be entering retirement.

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The average 2014 cosmetologist salary in Idaho was $21,611. Those entering the workforce averaged $16,848 a year.

The take home pay for these professionals is generally higher than the reported averages, since customers frequently tip 10 to 25%.

Cosmetologist salaries in Idaho varied throughout the state. The highest average and entry salaries were in the southeastern nonmetropolitan part of Idaho:

Metropolitan Areas

Idaho Area
Average
Lewiston
$23296
Pocatello
$23046
Idaho Falls
$22755
Boise City
$20987
Coeur dAlene
$20426

Nonmetropolitan Areas

Idaho Area
Average
Southeastern
$26354
Northern
$24856
South Central
$20259

Hair and Nail Professional Employment Levels in Idaho

In 2014, 1,420 cosmetologists working as hairdressers, and hairstylists were employed in Idaho. The highest concentration of these professionals was in the Boise City area with 47.2% of Idaho’s hair and nail professionals located there.

The rest of these beauticians were dispersed throughout the state. For instance, the metropolitan area with the second highest concentration of cosmetologists, hairdressers, and manicurists was the Coeur D’Alene.

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a detailed analysis of 2013 Idaho cosmetology salary levels by percentiles in key regions of the state:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Boise City-Nampa ID
670
20990
Coeur dAlene ID
160
20430
Idaho Falls ID
100
22760
Lewiston ID-WA
100
23290
Logan UT-ID
Estimate not releaased
18850
Pocatello ID
70
23050
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
100
24850
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
180
20250
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
Estimate not released
26350

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