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Q: Aesthetician income potential ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Aesthetician income potential
Category: Health > Beauty
Asked by: kennythebus-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 02 Jan 2005 17:35 PST
Expires: 01 Feb 2005 17:35 PST
Question ID: 450641
What is the annual income range for a licensed full time aesthetician
by state and particularly Indiana?

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 02 Jan 2005 17:56 PST
Hello kenythebus-ga,

The US Department of Labor includes aestheticians under the category
of "Skin Care Specialists", whose duties include:

Advise clients about colors and types of makeup, and instruct them in
makeup application techniques.

Apply chemical peels in order to reduce fine lines and age spots.

Cleanse clients' skin with water, creams and/or lotions.

Demonstrate how to clean and care for skin properly, and recommend
skin-care regimens.

Determine which products or colors will improve clients' skin quality
and appearance.

Examine clients' skin, using magnifying lamps or visors when
necessary, in order to evaluate skin condition and appearance.

Keep records of client needs and preferences, and the services provided.

Perform simple extractions to remove blackheads.

Remove body and facial hair by applying wax.

Select and apply cosmetic products such as creams, lotions, and tonics.

If this sounds like the category you're interested in, I can point you
to detailed information about the range of wages earned by Skin Care
Specialists in Indiana.

Let me know.


Clarification of Question by kennythebus-ga on 03 Jan 2005 05:22 PST

That description seems to fit pretty well so your answer should work.

Subject: Re: Aesthetician income potential
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 03 Jan 2005 05:44 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello again,

The US Department of Labor's "CareerInfoNet" presents detailed
information for hundreds of different job titles, including the Skin
Care Specialist position described earlier.  The information is
presented nationally, as well as state by state.

You can access the report for Indiana directly at this link:

Occupation: Skin Care Specialists
State: Indiana
Typical Educational/Training Level: Postsecondary vocational award

The salary information for the sin care specialist position shows a
median salary of $20,000 a year in Indiana, with a range of from
$12,900 to $33,800.   These numbers are lower than the comparable
national figures, which range from $13,500 to $43,800.

The report also mentions that there are about 510 such positions in
the state of Indiana, and that about 20 new positions will become
available each year.

Note that the report also includes links to a Career Video,
occupational outlook, and information on certifications associated
with the position.

If you'd like to see comparable information for other states, just
select the state of interest at this link:

and you should be taken to the same sort of information for the state you choose.

I trust this is the information you were seeking.  But before rating
this answer, please let me know if there's anything else you need. 
Just post a Request for Clarification, and I'll be happy to assist you

All the best in the new year....


search strategy -- Used bookmarked site for DOL data.
kennythebus-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars

Subject: Re: Aesthetician income potential
From: pafalafa-ga on 03 Jan 2005 08:54 PST
Thanks for kind rating.  

Here's wishing for a happy and prosperous new year to come...


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