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Avg US Salary
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Growth
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Rating
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Employment
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Education

How much does an Aesthetician make in the United States?

Average Aesthetician Hourly Wage in the United States

Aestheticians earn a median hourly wage of $13.97. Hourly wages typically start from $8.50 and go up to $28.31.

Average Aesthetician Yearly Salary in the United States

Aestheticians earn a median salary of $29,050 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,680 and go up to $58,880.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Aesthetician Earnings by Seniority

Top End Aesthetician Earnings

The highest earning Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$28.31
an hour
$58,880
per year
Senior Aesthetician Earnings

Senior Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$19.96
an hour
$41,510
per year
Experienced Aesthetician Earnings

Experienced Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$13.97
an hour
$29,050
per year
Junior Aesthetician Earnings

Junior Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$9.75
an hour
$20,280
per year
Starting Aesthetician Earnings

Starting Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$8.50
an hour
$17,680
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Aesthetician salary comparison

Aestheticians earn less than 81% percent of Arts careers. Aesthetician salaries are in the bottom 77% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Aestheticians in the United States

Aesthetician salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Aesthetician Salary in Wyoming $28.06 $58,360 # 1
Aesthetician Salary in Oregon $22.78 $47,380 # 2
Aesthetician Salary in Virginia $18.58 $38,640 # 3
Aesthetician Salary in Vermont $19.71 $41,000 # 4
Aesthetician Salary in Ohio $18.17 $37,800 # 5
Aesthetician Salary in Connecticut $16.74 $34,830 # 6
Aesthetician Salary in Massachusetts $19.26 $40,050 # 7
Aesthetician Salary in Arkansas $17.31 $36,010 # 8
Aesthetician Salary in District of Columbia $15.41 $32,050 # 9
Aesthetician Salary in New Jersey $18.56 $38,610 # 10
Aesthetician Salary in Idaho $15.33 $31,880 # 11
Aesthetician Salary in Arizona $15.41 $32,040 # 12
Aesthetician Salary in Tennessee $16.29 $33,880 # 13
Aesthetician Salary in Maryland $16.59 $34,500 # 14
Aesthetician Salary in Hawaii $11.24 $23,370 # 15
Aesthetician Salary in Montana $15.72 $32,710 # 16
Aesthetician Salary in North Carolina $15.93 $33,130 # 17
Aesthetician Salary in New York $14.23 $29,600 # 18
Aesthetician Salary in California $15.27 $31,760 # 19
Aesthetician Salary in New Hampshire $13.75 $28,590 # 20
Aesthetician Salary in Rhode Island $16.32 $33,940 # 21
Aesthetician Salary in North Dakota $16.15 $33,600 # 22
Aesthetician Salary in Texas $12.53 $26,060 # 23
Aesthetician Salary in Washington $13.06 $27,160 # 24
Aesthetician Salary in Florida $13.57 $28,220 # 25
Aesthetician Salary in Minnesota $13.71 $28,510 # 26
Aesthetician Salary in Maine $14.78 $30,740 # 27
Aesthetician Salary in Colorado $12.41 $25,810 # 28
Aesthetician Salary in Nebraska $15.79 $32,840 # 29
Aesthetician Salary in Kansas $12.48 $25,960 # 30
Aesthetician Salary in Nevada $9.87 $20,530 # 31
Aesthetician Salary in Illinois $11.50 $23,930 # 32
Aesthetician Salary in Missouri $12.00 $24,970 # 33
Aesthetician Salary in Wisconsin $13.31 $27,690 # 34
Aesthetician Salary in Kentucky $10.77 $22,390 # 35
Aesthetician Salary in Utah $13.69 $28,470 # 36
Aesthetician Salary in Pennsylvania $11.93 $24,810 # 37
Aesthetician Salary in Iowa $12.52 $26,030 # 38
Aesthetician Salary in Georgia $11.24 $23,370 # 39
Aesthetician Salary in Michigan $10.49 $21,820 # 40
Aesthetician Salary in Mississippi $12.20 $25,380 # 41
Aesthetician Salary in Oklahoma $9.33 $19,410 # 42
Aesthetician Salary in Louisiana $9.25 $19,240 # 43
Aesthetician Salary in South Carolina $9.32 $19,390 # 44
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become an Aesthetician

Interested in becoming an aesthetician? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good aesthetician? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be an Aesthetician.

  3. Get Hired

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    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.