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Average Salary: $37,520 per year

The salary for esthetician in the United States is around $37,000 per annum. The average pay is $3,127 per month, $722 per week and $18.04 an hour.


Salary Range

The pay range for skin care therapist is $19,000 to $52,000 a year.
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Top 8 Industries

The annual mean wage of skin care specialist working in outpatient care OCC is around $48,000.

Outpatient Care Centers23.289314,03648,430
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals22.248893,85446,250
Offices of Physicians21.728693,76445,170
Beauty Salon Spa21.358543,70144,420
Retail Industry21.088433,65543,860
Department Stores20.648263,57842,930
Sales Management19.697873,41340,960
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers19.357743,35440,250

Top 10 Paying States

Alaska is a greatest state for skincare therapists in the USA, earning an average of $47,000 per year.

StateHourly RateWeekly WageMonthly PayYearly Income
New Mexico20.548553,56142,730
New York19.407763,36340,357
North Carolina17.276912,99335,915

Highest-Paying Metropolitan areas

Bridgeport is the best-paying area for medical esthetician in Connecticut.

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT58,7704,8981,13028.25
Jefferson City, MO58,1504,8461,11827.96
Albuquerque, NM57,0804,7571,09827.44
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA53,4214,4521,02725.68
Pittsfield, MA49,3804,11595023.74
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale CA48,5404,04593323.33
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont CA46,7103,89289822.45
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara CA45,7503,81287921.99
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford CT44,6573,72185821.47
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach FL40,5503,37977919.49

Highest-Paying Nonmetropolitan areas

Southwest Maine and Northern Colorado, are two of the best non-metro areas based on annual wages.

Non-metroYearly IncomeMonthly PayWeekly WageHourly Rate
Southwest Maine46,0103,83488522.12
North Central Colorado43,5403,62883720.93
Hawaii / Maui / Kauai42,9303,57882620.64
Gulf Coast Texas35,6302,96968517.12
Southern Indiana30,7802,56559214.80
South Central Wisconsin29,9412,49557614.39
New Iberia27,8392,32053513.38
Northern Indiana25,3212,11048612.17
NorthWest Illinois22,2501,85442710.69

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