Medical Esthetician Salary

Women comprise the majority of Medical Estheticians in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $16.03 per hour on average. About two-fifths enjoy medical while nearly one-fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one in eight. Work is enjoyable for Medical Estheticians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,000 - $69,634
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MEDIAN: $41,428
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$11.79 - $23.15
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$0$69K
Salary $28,000 - $69,634
Bonus $1,474
Commission $145.44 - $19,933
Total Pay (?
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$26,219 - $55,653
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.79 - $23.15
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $7.45
Overtime $29.07
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $1,474
Commission $145.44 - $19,933
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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$26,219 - $55,653
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 198

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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

Pay by Experience for a Medical Esthetician has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Esthetician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 122 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Esthetician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Medical Esthetician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 67 salaries. A Medical Esthetician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medical Esthetician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Medical Esthetician Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Medical Esthetician Salaries

Sales
▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 59%
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