The median hourly wage of skincare specialists was $13.90 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent of skincare specialists earned less than $8.22, and the top 10 percent earned more than $24.47.
In May 2010, median annual wages in industries employing the largest numbers of skincare specialists were as follows:
|Offices of physicians||$18.45|
|Other amusement and recreation industries||17.37|
|Personal care services||12.98|
|Health and personal care stores||11.89|
Skincare specialists typically work full time, with many working nights and weekends. Long hours are common, especially for self-employed workers.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition