Do you really know where your salon sits compared to others around Australia?

Do you know where your wage percentage sits compared to the rest of the industry? Or in your turnover bracket? Or in your shop setting like a mall or strip location? Actually, do you know what the true industry percentage is?
Would you like to also know how your salon compares on items such as:

  • Rent costs
  • Staff numbers
  • Client numbers
  • Retail to Service percentages

If you answered YES to any of these, here's where we can help. 


The Australian Hairdressing Council invites you to be part of our FREE Industry Benchmarking Project. This project aims to provide you with important statistical data pertaining to your salon to help you identify key areas of success and areas of improvement.

Five minutes is all it takes to unlock a host of valuable information for your business. The report is included in your Salon Select membership and you are permitted to participate at no additional expense.

The AHC and have combined to provide all this information and more for you. All we require from our Salon Select members is for you to click on the link below and submit your P&L and other requisite information. can event complete data entry for it couldn't be easier!


Here at the AHC we understand how personal and private this information is to your business. As part of the security and privacy of your information, only you will be able to see your personally entered data. NO other salon or even the AHC will have access to your data at any time. All other salons and the AHC will only be able to see are the averages and comparison data that the reporting system will issue, so you can rest assured that your private information is still just as private. 


The AHC has been running this benchmarking survey since 2016 and will continue to provide updated and current information for all our members to be able to compare as accurate as possible to the true industry averages. For you as a member, what this means is that you will be able to see how you compare against the industry by a range of criteria, for example:

  • Nationally
  • Turnover
  • Location by State
  • Location by Position
  • And so much more

Previous participants will be able to see their old data in the system if they register with the same email address. New participants, simply register at the link below.

Participating in the AHC Benchmarking Project means that we as an industry will know what is really happening in OUR industry.



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