Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

39-5094 Skincare Specialists

Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
50,740 3.6 % $17.48 $36,350 1.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.29 $11.16 $15.05 $21.43 $28.75
Annual Wage (2) $19,330 $23,210 $31,290 $44,580 $59,790


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services 33,350 4.65 $17.19 $35,740
Offices of Physicians 5,450 0.21 $21.10 $43,880
Health and Personal Care Stores 5,070 0.48 $15.64 $32,530
Traveler Accommodation 2,350 0.12 $17.74 $36,890
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,680 0.18 $18.29 $38,040

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services 33,350 4.65 $17.19 $35,740
Health and Personal Care Stores 5,070 0.48 $15.64 $32,530
Offices of Physicians 5,450 0.21 $21.10 $43,880
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,680 0.18 $18.29 $38,040
Traveler Accommodation 2,350 0.12 $17.74 $36,890

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 130 (7) $22.12 $46,020
Offices of Physicians 5,450 0.21 $21.10 $43,880
Other Personal Services 130 0.04 $19.38 $40,300
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,680 0.18 $18.29 $38,040
Outpatient Care Centers 410 0.04 $18.21 $37,880


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 6,690 0.39 1.12 $16.72 $34,780
New York 5,330 0.57 1.62 $19.10 $39,740
Texas 4,570 0.38 1.07 $13.75 $28,600
Florida 3,940 0.46 1.31 $16.62 $34,560
New Jersey 2,280 0.56 1.60 $17.13 $35,620




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Utah 990 0.68 1.94 $15.76 $32,790
Arizona 1,830 0.66 1.87 $17.95 $37,330
Oregon 1,080 0.57 1.64 $18.79 $39,090
New York 5,330 0.57 1.62 $19.10 $39,740
New Jersey 2,280 0.56 1.60 $17.13 $35,620




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colorado 1,200 0.46 1.31 $25.01 $52,020
Hawaii 240 0.37 1.05 $24.96 $51,930
Wyoming 70 0.24 0.69 $23.49 $48,870
Massachusetts 1,420 0.40 1.14 $23.31 $48,490
Minnesota 700 0.25 0.70 $22.82 $47,470





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 6,490 0.68 1.95 $18.49 $38,460
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,240 0.37 1.04 $17.45 $36,300
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,850 0.40 1.14 $14.14 $29,410
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,840 0.52 1.47 $12.92 $26,870
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,410 0.49 1.41 $18.49 $38,460
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,400 0.68 1.94 $17.39 $36,170
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,290 0.41 1.17 $18.83 $39,170
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,220 0.47 1.35 $16.48 $34,280
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,180 0.49 1.39 $17.03 $35,430
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,160 0.42 1.20 $23.14 $48,120




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grand Junction, CO 110 1.74 4.97 $12.47 $25,940
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 150 1.53 4.37 $14.59 $30,340
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 390 1.46 4.15 $15.01 $31,220
Boulder, CO 240 1.30 3.72 $23.94 $49,800
Pocatello, ID 40 1.14 3.24 $12.28 $25,550
Tucson, AZ 380 1.03 2.94 $19.89 $41,370
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 90 1.01 2.87 $21.13 $43,960
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 250 0.99 2.82 $16.68 $34,690
Napa, CA 70 0.93 2.66 $24.35 $50,640
Barnstable Town, MA 100 0.92 2.63 $23.15 $48,150




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 170 0.35 0.99 $41.49 $86,310
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 40 0.57 1.63 $31.08 $64,640
Portland-South Portland, ME (8) (8) (8) $30.64 $63,730
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO (8) (8) (8) $29.26 $60,860
Olympia-Tumwater, WA (8) (8) (8) $27.50 $57,210
Boise City, ID 60 0.18 0.53 $26.83 $55,820
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 60 0.38 1.10 $26.22 $54,540
Jackson, MS 120 0.45 1.28 $26.22 $54,530
Raleigh, NC 360 0.58 1.65 $26.19 $54,470
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT (8) (8) (8) $25.67 $53,400

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 90 0.43 1.24 $12.85 $26,740
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 40 0.38 1.09 $32.27 $67,120
Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 40 0.20 0.57 $12.18 $25,340
West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area 40 0.31 0.88 $13.75 $28,600

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 90 0.43 1.24 $12.85 $26,740
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 40 0.38 1.09 $32.27 $67,120
West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area 40 0.31 0.88 $13.75 $28,600
Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 40 0.20 0.57 $12.18 $25,340

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 40 0.38 1.09 $32.27 $67,120
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $29.99 $62,370
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $24.98 $51,950
North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous) (8) (8) (8) $24.90 $51,790
Kansas nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $20.05 $41,710


About May 2018 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2018 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2019