Aesthetician (Medical) Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Aesthetician (Medical) is $16.22 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Aesthetician (Medical) Total Pay (?
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$27,000 - $57,000
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34,662
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Aesthetician (Medical) Total Pay (?
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$11.17 - $21.45
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,000 - $57,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,384  
Commission
$0.95 - $18,548  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,872 - $52,249  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.17 - $21.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.19 - $7.79  
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,384  
   
Commission
$0.95 - $18,548  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,872 - $52,249  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Job Description for Aesthetician (Medical)

  • Select, recommend and apply cosmetic products such as creams, lotions and tonics.
  • Keep records of client needs and preferences and the services provided.
  • Sterilize equipment, and clean work areas.
  • Examine, evaluate and treat the facial skin to maintain and improve its appearance, using products such as peels and masks.

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Aesthetician (Medical) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Aesthetician (Medical) in Tampa:
"Skin Care Is Very Personal."
My advise is to treat others as you would like to be treated. 1. Listen to your patient and I mean really talk to them, they will give you great hidden pearls about their skin in average conversation if you just listen! 2. Educate and explain everything to them re: products and procedures. 3. Follow through and follow up with them, everyone loves to feel special. 4. Give verbal and written post care instructions, you may be a skin care expert but keep in mind that they are our patients and do not have the knowledge that we do. 5. Be kind and caring. You may not think that the problem that they came to see you about is that big or severe but to the patient it is and that is all that truly matters, what they see.

Experience Affects Aesthetician (Medical) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
100%
female alumni
 
Male
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 40%
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