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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 $14.47. Hourly wages typically start from $8.80 and go up to $29.49.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Aesthetician Yearly Salary in the United States

Aestheticians earn a median salary of $30,090 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,310 and go up to $61,330.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

50%
Full-Time
50%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.8
SCORE
250
RATINGS
Aestheticians average a score of 2.8 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Aestheticians in the 21th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Aesthetician Earnings by Seniority

Top End Aesthetician Earnings

The highest earning Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$29.49
an hour
$61,330
per year
Senior Aesthetician Earnings

Senior Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$20.72
an hour
$43,090
per year
Experienced Aesthetician Earnings

Experienced Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$14.47
an hour
$30,090
per year
Junior Aesthetician Earnings

Junior Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$10.28
an hour
$21,390
per year
Starting Aesthetician Earnings

Starting Aestheticians in the United States earn:

$8.80
an hour
$18,310
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Aesthetician salary comparison

Aestheticians earn less than 76% percent of Arts careers. Aesthetician salaries are in the bottom 84% of all careers in the United States.

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Source:

Historical salary for Aestheticians in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Aesthetician salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Aesthetician Salary in Wyoming $29.21 $60,760 # 1
Aesthetician Salary in Oregon $27.08 $56,330 # 2
Aesthetician Salary in Vermont $26.89 $55,920 # 3
Aesthetician Salary in West Virginia $19.38 $40,310 # 4
Aesthetician Salary in New Mexico $20.55 $42,750 # 5
Aesthetician Salary in Massachusetts $22.00 $45,750 # 6
Aesthetician Salary in Arkansas $20.30 $42,210 # 7
Aesthetician Salary in Virginia $16.62 $34,570 # 8
Aesthetician Salary in Connecticut $16.52 $34,360 # 9
Aesthetician Salary in Maryland $18.07 $37,580 # 10
Aesthetician Salary in New York $15.99 $33,250 # 11
Aesthetician Salary in New Jersey $18.03 $37,490 # 12
Aesthetician Salary in Ohio $14.57 $30,310 # 13
Aesthetician Salary in Idaho $14.53 $30,220 # 14
Aesthetician Salary in Tennessee $16.77 $34,880 # 15
Aesthetician Salary in District of Columbia $15.89 $33,040 # 16
Aesthetician Salary in Alabama $16.53 $34,370 # 17
Aesthetician Salary in Missouri $13.98 $29,070 # 18
Aesthetician Salary in Pennsylvania $13.22 $27,490 # 19
Aesthetician Salary in Arizona $14.03 $29,190 # 20
Aesthetician Salary in Kentucky $15.54 $32,320 # 21
Aesthetician Salary in Washington $13.64 $28,360 # 22
Aesthetician Salary in Illinois $13.31 $27,690 # 23
Aesthetician Salary in California $14.90 $30,990 # 24
Aesthetician Salary in Florida $13.98 $29,090 # 25
Aesthetician Salary in Texas $12.95 $26,930 # 26
Aesthetician Salary in Minnesota $14.91 $31,020 # 27
Aesthetician Salary in North Carolina $15.20 $31,620 # 28
Aesthetician Salary in Colorado $13.43 $27,930 # 29
Aesthetician Salary in Rhode Island $16.00 $33,270 # 30
Aesthetician Salary in Montana $13.89 $28,900 # 31
Aesthetician Salary in Kansas $13.29 $27,640 # 32
Aesthetician Salary in Alaska $13.65 $28,380 # 33
Aesthetician Salary in Nevada $11.31 $23,530 # 34
Aesthetician Salary in Maine $14.84 $30,860 # 35
Aesthetician Salary in North Dakota $16.26 $33,810 # 36
Aesthetician Salary in Wisconsin $13.44 $27,960 # 37
Aesthetician Salary in Hawaii $10.20 $21,210 # 38
Aesthetician Salary in Delaware $13.92 $28,950 # 39
Aesthetician Salary in Nebraska $14.10 $29,330 # 40
Aesthetician Salary in Georgia $15.60 $32,460 # 41
Aesthetician Salary in Michigan $13.26 $27,570 # 42
Aesthetician Salary in New Hampshire $12.40 $25,800 # 43
Aesthetician Salary in Iowa $13.63 $28,350 # 44
Aesthetician Salary in South Carolina $13.05 $27,150 # 45
Aesthetician Salary in Utah $12.96 $26,960 # 46
Aesthetician Salary in Oklahoma $9.29 $19,330 # 47
Aesthetician Salary in Mississippi $12.34 $25,660 # 48
Aesthetician Salary in Louisiana $9.54 $19,840 # 49
Aesthetician Salary in Indiana $8.93 $18,570 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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