Skin Care Specialist Salary

The larger portion of Skin Care Specialists in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $13.55 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Skin Care Specialists. Between a fifth and a fourth enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and less than one-tenth get vision benefits. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,000 - $50,495
$31K
MEDIAN: $30,521
50%

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$8.88 - $25.96
$8
$14
$26
MEDIAN: $13.55
10%
50%
90%

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$0$55K
Salary $30,521
Bonus $4,000
Commission $370.00
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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$18,930 - $55,607
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $8.88 - $25.96
Hourly Tips $0.50
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $4,000
Commission $370.00
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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$18,930 - $55,607
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Skin Care Specialist

Skin care specialists work at health spas, beauty parlors, salons, and similar facilities to create customized skin care plans for each customer. They must educate their clients on how to take care of their skin and may also sell skin care products and recommend plans based on customers' needs.

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Skin Care Specialist 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 Skin Care Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Skin Care Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Skin Care Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Skin Care Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Skin Care Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 10 salaries. A Skin Care Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 5 salaries.

Skin Care Specialist Reviews

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Skin Care Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Skin Care Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲74%

Experienced
▲43%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Mid-Career
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 72%
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