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Also called: Shampoo Assistant, Shampoo Technician, Shampooer, Stylist Assistant

What they do:
Shampoo and rinse customers' hair.
On the job, you would:
  • Massage, shampoo, and condition patron's hair and scalp to clean them and remove excess oil.
  • Advise patrons with chronic or potentially contagious scalp conditions to seek medical treatment.
  • Treat scalp conditions and hair loss, using specialized lotions, shampoos, or equipment such as infrared lamps or vibrating equipment.


  • customer service
  • sales and marketing
Arts and Humanities
  • English language


Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • looking for ways to help people


  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Concern for Others
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Integrity


You might use software like this on the job:

Electronic mail software
  • Email software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
certificate after high school or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
per year, on average
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