SOC Code: 39-5011

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description
Barbers cut, style, and color hair to each customer’s preference. Other services include shaves, scalp treatment, and facials. Some barbers also sell lotions, tonics, and other cosmetic supplies.

1.  Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
2.  Graduate from an accredited barber school.
3.  Pass the written and practical examination.

Habitual alcohol or drug consumption.
Unprofessional conduct, incompetence, or gross malpractice.
Making a false statement on an application to the Board.

School Located in Wyoming
There are no barber schools in Wyoming.

A license to practice as a barber in Wyoming must be obtained from the State Barber Examiner’s Board.

The examination is given twice a year during April and October, weather permitting. Testing can be administered more often and wherever necessary.
License $ 50.00
Annual $ 50.00
Permit (awaiting test) $ 50.00

Licensing Agency
Betty Abernethy - Executive Secretary
Board of Barber Examiners
2515 Warren Ave, Suite 302
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82002
Phone: (307) 777-8572

Additional Sources of Information
National Association of Barber Styling Schools
304 South 11th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska  68508

National Barber Career Center
3839 White Plains Road
Bronx, New York  10467

Associated Master Barbers & Beauticians of America
Hair International
219 Greenwich Road
Charlotte, North Carolina  28211

United Food & Commercial Workers International Union
Suffridge Building
1775 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006

Occupational Outlook Handbook:
"Barbers and Cosmetologists "

Last Updated June 2008

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