C$22,000
Avg. Salary
C$13.60
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$750

Profit Sharing

C$2,454

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Cosmetician is C$13.60 per hour.

The average pay for a Cosmetician is C$22,000 per year.

C$11.05
10%
C$13.60
50%
C$16.69
90%
MEDIAN C$13.60
C$0
10%
C$22k
50%
C$0
90%
MEDIAN C$22,000
C$11.05 - C$16.69
C$11
C$14
C$17
MEDIAN: C$13.60
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$22
Hourly Rate C$11.05 - C$16.69
Hourly Tips C$0.00 - C$6.07
Overtime C$22.50
Annual Data C$0C$36K
Commission C$487 - C$5,973
Profit Sharing C$750
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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C$23,430 - C$36,599
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 205

Job Description for Cosmetician

A cosmetician will help their clients change, adapt, or adjust their physical appearance. This may include makeup, hairstyle, and overall appearance. A successful cosmetician must have an eye for discerning both inner and outer beauty and a desire to provide high-quality, personal service. This person should be outgoing, personable, and able to give friendly and useful advice. A cosmetician can assess a client and advise and assist in how the client may improve their appearance.

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Cosmetician Tasks
  • Consult with clients, perform makeup demonstrations, and provide skin care consultations.
  • Sell makeup and cleansing products, and provide information and advice on cosmetic application.
  • Select makeup shades and products for individuals.

Cosmetician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Cosmetician

Pay by Experience for a Cosmetician has a positive trend. An entry-level Cosmetician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cosmetician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$29,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Cosmetician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 24 salaries. A Cosmetician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

11%

-4%

-9%

-10%

-17%

National Average: C$29,319

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Cosmetician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cosmetician?

Cosmetician in Woodstock:
Pros: Commission.
Cons: On feet all day.

Cosmetician in Toronto:
"Cosmetician."
Pros: Helping customers, advising them with skim care and makeup tips suiting their needs and concerns.
Cons: Not enough pay or hours. Management is unorganized.

Cosmetician in Bedford:
Pros: The family atmosphere and feel of being valued. Being able to be social and friendly while doing my job.
Cons: Sometimes there's change in management and having to get to know and adapt to a new person is stressful. The turnover can be frequent on occasion.

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Key Stats for Cosmetician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Cosmetician Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
C$29,000

▼3%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 62%