U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services. Excludes "Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance (39-5091), "Manicurists and Pedicurists" (39-5092), and "Skincare Specialists" (39-5094).
Illustrative examples: Wig Stylist,
Broad Occupation: 39-5010 Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists
Minor Group: 39-5000 Personal Appearance Workers
Major Group: 39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010