Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing and nail salons, beauty treatment, pet grooming and similar establishments.


New workers

New workers start around £19,475. Normal pay is £35,507 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £59,901.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 9,153 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Ensures financial accounts for the business are maintained.

  • Demonstrates, advises on and sells hair and/or beauty products.

  • Checks and maintains any equipment, and ensures that all safety requirements are met.

  • Undertakes and/or directs hair treatments and/or beauty therapy.

  • Ensures clients’ records are maintained.

  • Provides clients with information and advice on styles and treatments, and resolves any complaints or problems.

  • Controls the allocation, training and remuneration of staff.

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Stock Management

  • Spa Management

  • Marketing

  • Visual Merchandising

  • Performance Management

  • Housekeeping

  • Finance

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Manicure

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Sales

  • Leadership

  • Operations

  • Cleanliness

  • Training And Development

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Budgeting

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.