As of May 2017, California appears to have the most stylists employed (nearly 30,000 workers), closely followed by Florida. The state holding the crown for highest mean annual wage is currently Washington, D.C., which sums an impressive $45,680. However, with a 2,800-mile trek between California and Washington, it seems that stylists can’t have the best of both worlds!
When looking at the big picture, it appears that New York and Florida and have seen the biggest surges in wage and employment, while Guam and South Carolina have been holding fairly steady for two decades.
For further interesting insights, take a look at our infographic below: