Skin Care Specialist Salary

Women comprise the majority of Skin Care Specialists in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.65 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $7.86 per hour, and the top verges on $25.64. Just under a third enjoy medical while roughly one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one in ten. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$15,205 - $71,015
(Median)
$15K
$39K
$71K
MEDIAN: $39,305
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$7.86 - $25.64
(Median)
$7
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$15,205 - $71,015  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
Commission
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$18,837 - $53,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.86 - $25.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $13.52  
Overtime
$20.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
   
Commission
$500  
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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$18,837 - $53,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Job Description for Skin Care Specialist

  • 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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Skin Care Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Skin Care Specialist?

Skin Care Specialist in Portland:
"Love to help build clients confidence! Rewarding!"
Pros: I love everything I do. I love that clients come to me for help. They trust me to help them look and feel better!
Cons: Brazilian waxing and getting the waxing done fast enough so Im not late with the next client.

Skin Care Specialist in Temecula:
"The Angel And The Devil."
Pros: I like my clients, making them feel good about themselves. Making bonds and having people open up not only about skin issue but also about their lives.
Cons: The sampling, not getting noticed for hard effort.

Skin Care Specialist in San Francisco:
"I Work Hard And Love Doing My Job, Just Feel Under Compensated."
Pros: I like working with my coworker's.
Cons: My bosses treat me poorly. Speak down to me as if I am a child.

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Experience Affects Skin Care Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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