Medical Esthetician

What Does A Medical Esthetician Do?

An esthetician provides services that are meant to improve the appearance and health of the skin including facials, masks, wraps, peels, and hair removal.

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How Do I Become A Medical Esthetician?

Most estheticians complete some type of a training program, then apply for licensure. The programs are often provided by colleges.

What is the Average Salary For A Medical Esthetician?

High – 60,000
Median – 28,000
Low – 18,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Medical Esthetician?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Business
  • Psychology

What Is The Work Environment For A Medical Esthetician?

Typically, estheticians work in salons and spas. Some may work in doctor’s offices, and some are self-employed. This work may require a person to spend large amounts of time on their feet.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Medical Esthetician?

The job outlook for this position in the US looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist. There appears to be a surplus of estheticians in Canada, so there will be more competition for these jobs there.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

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