A barber is a person whose occupation is mainly to cut, dress, groom, style and shave men's and boys' hair and/or beard. A barber's place of work is known as...a "barbershop" or a "barber's". Barbershops are also places of social interaction and public discourse.
Compare to a teacher who only makes $40,000/yr in Oregon
What Barbers Love About Their Trade
Helping people feel great about themselves.
It's a great lifestyle.
Clients become friends.
Not Hard on Body
Clients Become Friends
Art and a Science
Solo or Small Teams
Entrepreneurship Potential Very High
Very low startup cost and high likelihood of success.
One of the highest demand trades. Recession proof demand.
This trade does not easily transition into others.
Cities With The Highest Paying Barber Jobs In Oregon