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Maine Cosmetologist Salary

The need for cosmetologists in Maine is expected to increase 6.7% in the period between 2012 and 2022, according to the state’s Department of Labor. It was reported that the average 2013 cosmetology salary in Maine was higher than the national average at $28,160. Entry-level cosmetologists in the 25th percentile earned $19,530 on average, while experienced cosmetologists in the 75th percentile averaged $32,360.

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The cosmetologist salaries are generally greater than those reported here, because tips from customers can add substantially to their income.

Maine Cosmetology Salaries by County

Cosmetologist salaries in Maine varied greatly depending on which county the professionals were employed in:

County
25th Percentile
75th Percentile
York
$21113
$53413
Androscoggin
$24164
$36794
Hancock
$21379
$40452
Cumberland
$19223
$30339
Penobscot
$18504
$28651
Sagadahoc
$18690
$29936
Aroostook
$21506
$27371

Hair and Nail Professional Employment Throughout Maine

In 2013, 1,050 cosmetologists, hairdressers, and hair stylists were employed in Maine. Most of them were in Cumberland County, which was home to 310 of these professionals. This was twice as many as the county with the next greatest number of hair and nail professionals—Penobscot County. Three of Maine’s counties had from 130 to 150 of these professionals:

  • Androscoggin County
  • Penobscot County
  • York County

Androscoggin County had the fewest number of cosmetologists, hairdressers, and hair stylists with only 20 employed in the county in 2013.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides an analysis of 2013 cosmetologist and manicurist/pedicurist salaries throughout Maine:

Cosmetologist Salaries in Maine

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Bangor ME
150
24760
Lewiston-Auburn ME
130
32180
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford ME
420
30190
Portsmouth NH-ME
180
22020
Rochester-Dover NH-ME
180
23820
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
90
29040
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
260
24420

Manicurist and Pedicurist Salaries in Maine

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford ME
160
21770

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