A master barber is a highly trained and licensed expert in the field of hair service. In addition to hair cutting, coloring, and styling with razors, job duties usually include shaving or trimming beards and mustaches. State requirements for a master barber vary; some require years of experience as a licensed barber, while others require years of experience as well as an examination.
To become licensed, you must fulfill your state’s requirements, which often include a school program and exam. Qualifications to become a master barber also vary by state, many requiring years of experience as a licensed barber as well as an exam. Job duties for someone in this career may include hair styling as well as shaving and trimming beards and mustaches.