The average pay for a Beauty Therapist in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$22.34 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$31,728 - AU$54,772
AU$32K
AU$45K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$44,914
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.97 - AU$27.32
AU$19
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.45
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$57K
Salary AU$31,728 - AU$54,772
Bonus AU$3,650
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$4,848
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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AU$38,715 - AU$57,215
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data AU$0AU$48
Hourly Rate AU$18.97 - AU$27.32
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$1.20
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$48.94
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
Bonus AU$3,650
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$4,848
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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AU$38,715 - AU$57,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 226

Job Description for Beauty Therapist

Beauty therapists usually work in salons, spas, health clubs, or home salons. They help individuals select cosmetics that not only compliment and enhance their features, but also recommend and sell products to clients that promote healthy skin. Being qualified to sell these products means having a wide knowledge base and passion for learning about new products on the market. Beauty therapists also need to know how to provide a comforting, effective massage, how to apply a flattering artificial tanner, and how to safely tint eyelashes and dye eyebrows.

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Pay by Experience Level for Beauty Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Beauty Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Beauty Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Beauty Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Beauty Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 59 salaries. A Beauty Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Beauty Therapist

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Beauty Therapist Salaries

▲11%

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%