The number of jobs available in the field of cosmetology is expected to increase 11.7% in New Hampshire between 2012 and 2022 according to the state’s Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau. This means that 161 jobs are expected to become available each year on average during this period.
The average cosmetologist salary in New Hampshire as of 2014 was $25,813. Experienced professionals earned $30,181 a year on average, while those entering the workforce averaged $17,035 a year.
The take home pay of hairdressers, hairstylists, and manicurists are augmented by customer tips that range from 10% to 25% of the bill.
Cosmetologist salaries in New Hampshire varied widely between metropolitan areas in the state. There was more than a $15,000 difference in salary levels between the area with the highest average and the area with the lowest. Salaries in all categories were exceptionally high in the Laconia area:
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a detailed breakdown of New Hampshire cosmetology salary levels by percentile in key regions as of 2013:
Nail Technician Salaries in New Hampshire
Salons generally hire professionals separate from cosmetologists to work on nails. The Bureau of Labor Statistics places manicurists and pedicurist in an occupational category separate from that of cosmetologists, hairdressers, and hairstylists. Thus, it provides separate salary data for these nail specialists: