The larger portion of Medical Estheticians in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.00 per hour. Most Medical Estheticians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to just over two-fifths, and nearly one-fourth earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,000 - $70,000
$28K
$44K
$70K
MEDIAN: $44,102
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50%
90%

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$11.96 - $23.12
$12
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,000 - $70,000  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $4,966  
Commission
$496.65 - $19,392  
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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$26,515 - $54,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $23.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $7.23  
Overtime
$29.62  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$251.68 - $4,966  
   
Commission
$496.65 - $19,392  
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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$26,515 - $54,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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Job Description for Medical Esthetician

A medical esthetician works with clients to help them maintain the best possible skin health. Estheticians are often present in dermatology, oncology, and plastic surgery offices; some hospitals also employ medical estheticians as well. Some of the esthetician's duties may include performing exfoliation and laser treatments, conducting microdermabrasion, and teaching patients how to care for their skin when recovering from an illness or accident.

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Medical Esthetician Tasks

  • Keep records of client needs and preferences, and the services provided.
  • Refer clients to medical personnel for treatment of serious skin problems.
  • Evaluate and treat the facial skin to maintain and improve its appearance, using specialized techniques and products such as peels and masks.
  • Demonstrate how to clean and care for skin properly, and recommend skin-care regimens, colors or products for treatment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Esthetician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Medical Estheticians with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $34K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $40K. Medical Estheticians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $44K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $50K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Key Stats for Medical Esthetician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
042
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Medical Esthetician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Medical Esthetician Salaries

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National Average
$37,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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