An Entry-Level Esthetician earns an average wage of $11.85 per hour.

$15,616 - $49,737
$16K
$30K
$50K
MEDIAN: $30,267
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90%

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$8.49 - $16.70
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$15,616 - $49,737  
   
Bonus
$16.83 - $19,727  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,635  
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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$18,776 - $43,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.49 - $16.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.51 - $8.45  
Overtime
$7.60 - $22.60  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$16.83 - $19,727  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,635  
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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$18,776 - $43,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 405

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Esthetician Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Esthetician

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Esthetician Salaries

Waxing
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Skin Care
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Customer Service
up arrow 4%

National Average
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 73%
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