An Aesthetician/Esthetician earns an average wage of $14.44 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$16,705 - $59,767|
|Commission||$0.00 - $25,342|
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|$21,202 - $58,565|
|Hourly Rate||$9.85 - $20.42|
|Hourly Tips||$0.65 - $9.03|
|Commission||$0.00 - $25,342|
|Total Pay (||$21,202 - $58,565|
Job Description for Aesthetician/Esthetician
An aesthetician works in a spa or clinic to provide skin care services to clients. Some positions will require the aesthetician to have state aesthetician licensing prior to application. Some duties that the aesthetician will perform are applying facial masks, providing manicures and pedicures, applying makeup, and waxing. Laser therapy is also common and will require extra licensing and knowledge of laser operation. Laser therapy is used for things such as anti-aging methods, hair removal, and improving imperfections on the skin.Read More...
Attention to detail is important in order to provide satisfactory service. It is also important to keep the area clean, according to health standards. Most positions may require experience, while others will offer training. Some jobs may require the aesthetician to upsell and offer services and products, so sales experience can come in handy. This job may require standing and walking for long periods of time and lifting heavy items. Bending and stooping are also done continuously. The aesthetician may also be required to take inventory of products and order replacements when stock is low. In this job, constant interaction in close quarters with customers is carried out, so the aesthetician should have strong people skills.
Usually, a minimum of a high school diploma is required, along with extra schooling in order to obtain licensing. Many positions require the aesthetician to have flexible hours, as services are offered at different times of the day and during weekends. Some positions are full-time, while others are part-time, on-call or freelance. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
- Sterilize equipment, and clean work areas.
- Examine, evaluate and treat the facial skin to maintain and improve its appearance, using products such as peels and masks.
- Select, recommend and apply cosmetic products such as creams, lotions and tonics.
- Keep records of client needs and preferences and the services provided.
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Pay by Experience Level for Aesthetician/Esthetician
Pay by Experience for an Aesthetician/Esthetician has a positive trend. An entry-level Aesthetician/Esthetician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aesthetician/Esthetician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Aesthetician/Esthetician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 21 salaries. An Aesthetician/Esthetician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 8 salaries.
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