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Medical Esthetician Salary

A Medical Esthetician earns an average wage of $15.31 per hour. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
$18,616 - $52,219
(Median)
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36K
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MEDIAN: $35,938
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$10.02 - $22.26
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$18,616 - $52,219  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,020  
Commission
$204.26 - $14,899  
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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$21,653 - $51,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $22.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.52 - $6.81  
Overtime
$7.98 - $27.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,020  
   
Commission
$204.26 - $14,899  
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).
)
$21,653 - $51,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 264
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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

  • 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.
  • Keep records of client needs and preferences, and the services provided.
  • Refer clients to medical personnel for treatment of serious skin problems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Esthetician

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

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Experience Affects Medical Esthetician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Medical Esthetician Salaries

Sales
up arrow 22%

up arrow 10%

National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 56%