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Entry-Level Esthetician Salary

An Entry-Level Esthetician earns an average wage of $12.09 per hour.

$12,228 - $45,990
(Median)
$12K
$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $29,821
10%
50%
90%

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$8.29 - $17.78
(Median)
$8
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$12,228 - $45,990  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,989  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,155  
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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$17,241 - $42,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.29 - $17.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.72 - $6.91  
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,989  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,155  
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).
)
$17,241 - $42,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 501

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Esthetician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Esthetician in Elgin:
"Doesn't Pay Off."
Do not consider this field. Facials, microderm, waxings, etc are all a luxury now days. Not too people are familiar with skin health and the importance, therefore not a big clientele. Save your money and go to a community college and earn a better degree.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Esthetician Salaries

Waxing
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Skin Care
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National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 70%
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