If you're a hairstylist, or have dreams of becoming one, Michigan is a good place to be.

According to Zippia, Michigan is in the top 10 states in the US where being a stylist is desirable, ranking at ninth overall.

Zippia used several department of labor factors to determine their ranking.

  • Location quotient. A measure of how common a job is a given state.
  • Average annual salary.
  • Average annual salary for entry level work.
  • Average annual salary for experienced professionals.

The website also used cost-of-living factors from each state to determine how far a stylist's salary would go. Here's how the top-10 shaped up:

  1. Washington
  2. Nebraska
  3. Delaware
  4. North Dakota
  5. New Jersey
  6. South Dakota
  7. Virginia
  8. Missouri
  9. Michigan
  10. Tennessee