This study surveyed for the characteristics of musculoskeletal pain in beauty industry employees to provide basic data for preventing and managing this pain. Questionnaires were given to 250 then it used 215 by hair salons in Seoul and Gyeonggi. The subjects consisted of 80.5% women and 19.5% men, with an average age of 31.7 years. They worked 11.5 hours a day on average. Of the respondents, 48.5% reported persistent musculoskeletal pain. To the question “Is the pain related directly to your work?” 88.8% answered, “related”. Pain was reported in the neck (84%), lower back (84%), arms (74%), fingers/wrist, and shoulder (34%). Also, mostly respondents reported the pain scale score is higher to more than grade 4~6. In pain-inducing behavior, the subjects have arms (74%), fingers/wrist, and shoulder (34%) by magic perm. As a result, the respondents need to health education on the prevention of musculoskeletal pain. In conclusion, ergonomic improvements in the hair salon working environment and equipment, and education regarding working posture and repetitive movements are required.