Average Cosmetician Hourly Pay

$12.27
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$80
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Cosmetician is $12.27.
10%
$9.36
10%
$12.27
50%
$19.39
90%
90%
MEDIAN $12.27
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $19
Commission
$0 - $80
Total Pay
$20,042 - $55,231

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Job Description for Cosmetician

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.

Career Paths

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Cosmetician
Assistant Property Manager
Pharmacy Technician
Cosmetology Instructor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Cosmetician

An early career Cosmetician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.90 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Cosmetician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.80 based on 9 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Experienced
50.0%