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Aesthetician Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $47,500 $3,958 $913 $23
75th Percentile $41,500 $3,458 $798 $20
Average $36,610 $3,050 $704 $18
25th Percentile $30,000 $2,500 $576 $14
$19,500 - $22,499
3% of jobs
$22,500 - $25,499
6% of jobs
$25,500 - $28,499
8% of jobs
$30,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$28,500 - $31,499
14% of jobs
$31,500 - $34,499
14% of jobs
The average salary is $36,610 a year
$34,500 - $37,499
15% of jobs
$37,500 - $40,499
11% of jobs
$41,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$40,500 - $43,499
12% of jobs
$43,500 - $46,499
7% of jobs
$47,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$46,500 - $49,499
3% of jobs
$49,500 - $52,500
2% of jobs

National Average

$19,500 $36,610/year $18/hour $52,500
Aesthetician Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$36,610
$3,050
$704
$18
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$37,113
$3,093
$714
$18

As of Oct 23, 2020, the average annual pay for an Aesthetician in the United States is $36,610 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $17.60 an hour. This is the equivalent of $704/week or $3,051/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $52,500 and as low as $19,500, the majority of Aesthetician salaries currently range between $30,000 (25th percentile) to $41,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $47,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Aesthetician varies greatly (by as much as $11,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Aesthetician job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. An Aesthetician in your area makes on average $37,113 per year, or $503 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $36,610. Virginia ranks number 15 out of 50 states nationwide for Aesthetician salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Aesthetician jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as an Aesthetician on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Aesthetician Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Aesthetician job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Boston, MA and Santa Monica, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Monica, CA beats the national average by $5,998 (15.1%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $7,254 (18.0%) above the $36,610 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active Aesthetician job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Aesthetician appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between San Mateo, CA and Springfield, MA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Aesthetician role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$43,864$3,655$844$21.09
Boston, MA$43,171$3,598$830$20.76
Santa Monica, CA$42,608$3,551$819$20.48
Renton, WA$42,470$3,539$817$20.42
Berkeley, CA$42,287$3,524$813$20.33
Daly City, CA$42,168$3,514$811$20.27
Lowell, MA$41,797$3,483$804$20.09
Richmond, CA$41,252$3,438$793$19.83
Newark, NJ$41,144$3,429$791$19.78
Springfield, MA$40,868$3,406$786$19.65

Top 5 Best Paying Related Aesthetician Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Aesthetician job category that pay more per year than a typical Aesthetician salary. Top examples of these roles include: Clinical Aesthetician, Aesthetic Laser Technician, and Nurse Aesthetician.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Aesthetician jobs, with a range of just $15,366 (34.7%) to $23,300 (48.3%) more than the average Aesthetician salary of $36,610.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Clinical Aesthetician$59,910$4,992$1,152$28.80
Aesthetic Laser Technician$57,520$4,793$1,106$27.65
Nurse Aesthetician$55,366$4,614$1,065$26.62
Nurse Esthetician$54,869$4,572$1,055$26.38
Clinical Esthetician$51,976$4,331$1,000$24.99

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