Cut, trim, shampoo, and style hair, mostly for male clients.


Barbers may fit hairpieces, perform facials, and offer facial shaving. Depending on the state in which they work, some barbers are licensed to color, bleach, and highlight hair and to offer permanent-wave services. Common tools include combs, scissors, straight razors, and clippers.

Career Opportunities:

  • Barber

Employment Outlook:

Overall employment of barbers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 to 2024


The average wage for this career is $14.38 hourly, or $29,900 annually plus tips.


Location and Hours:

  • Southwest Adult Education Center (Certificate – 1200 Hours)
  • W.H Turner Technical Arts Adult Education Center (Certificate – 1200 Hours)

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