|Quick Facts: Skincare Specialists|
$30,270 per year
$14.55 per hour
|Postsecondary nondegree award|
|13% (Faster than average)|
Skincare specialists cleanse and beautify the face and body to enhance a person’s appearance.
Skincare specialists usually work in salons and beauty and health spas, and some are self-employed. Although most work full time, many work evenings and weekends.
Skincare specialists must complete a state-approved cosmetology or esthetician program and then pass a state exam for licensure, which all states except Connecticut require.
The median hourly wage for skincare specialists was $14.55 in May 2016.
Employment of skincare specialists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The desire among many women and a growing number of men to reduce the effects of aging will result in employment growth. Good job opportunities are expected.
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