Cosmetician Salary

The average rate for a Cosmetician is $13.00 per hour.

$8.90 - $19.73
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$12
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$8.90 - $19.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$18,697 - $96,958  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Cosmetician

A cosmetician will help their clients change, adapt, or adjust their physical appearance. This may include makeup, hairstyle, and overall appearance. A successful cosmetician must have an eye for discerning both inner and outer beauty and a desire to provide high-quality, personal service. This person should be outgoing, personable, and able to give friendly and useful advice. A cosmetician can assess a client and advise and assist in how the client may improve their appearance.

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Cosmetician Tasks

  • Consult with clients, perform makeup demonstrations, and provide skin care consultations.
  • Sell makeup and cleansing products, and provide information and advice on cosmetic application.
  • Select makeup shades and products for individuals.

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Key Stats for Cosmetician

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%
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Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%
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