Will “Esthetician” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
29% Chance of Automation
“Esthetician” will almost certainly not be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #236 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 39-5094.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 35,160.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 16.00
- Currently, there are 43,980 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Skincare Specialists”.
Also Known As…
- Skincare Specialists
- Spa Technician
- Skin Care Therapist
- Skin Care Technician
- Skin Care Specialist
- Medical Esthetician
- Lead Esthetician
- Clinical Esthetician
- Skin Therapist
- Salon Manager
- Nurse Esthetician
- Master Esthetician
- Massage Therapist and Master Esthetician
- Licensed Esthetician
- Image Consultant
- Head Esthetician
- Facial Operator
- Esthetician/Spa Coordinator (Front Desk)
- Esthetician/Skin Therapist
- Esthetician-Electrologist-Permanent Make-Up
- Esthetician, Permanent Makeup Artist
- Esthetician, Makeup Artist
- Esthetician Spa
- Esthetician Facialist
- Esthetician and Manager, Medical Spa
- Esthetic Dermatologist
- Electrolysis Operator
- Electrolysis Needle Operator
- Beauty Therapist
Tasks for “Esthetician”
- Sell makeup to clients.
- Demonstrate how to clean and care for skin properly and recommend skin-care regimens.
- Sterilize equipment and clean work areas.
- Stay abreast of latest industry trends, products, research, and treatments.
- Perform simple extractions to remove blackheads.
- Select and apply cosmetic products, such as creams, lotions, and tonics.
- Treat the facial skin to maintain and improve its appearance, using specialized techniques and products, such as peels and masks.
- Collaborate with plastic surgeons and dermatologists to provide patients with preoperative and postoperative skin care.
- Advise clients about colors and types of makeup and instruct them in makeup application techniques.
- Provide facial and body massages.
- Refer clients to medical personnel for treatment of serious skin problems.
- Remove body and facial hair by applying wax.
- Apply chemical peels to reduce fine lines and age spots.
- Tint eyelashes and eyebrows.
- Cleanse clients' skin with water, creams, or lotions.
- Determine which products or colors will improve clients' skin quality and appearance.
- Keep records of client needs and preferences and the services provided.
- Examine clients' skin, using magnifying lamps or visors when necessary, to evaluate skin condition and appearance.
Related Technology & Tools
- Spoon extractors
- Facial steamers
- Galvanic facial machines
- Skin lancets
- Steam autoclaves
- Light-emitting diode LED light therapy equipment
- Dry heat sterilizers
- Microdermabrasion machines
- Laptop computers
- Ultraviolet UV sterilizers
- Personal computers
- Airbrushing tools
- Ultrasonic facial machines
- Tablet computers
- High frequency skin care machines
- Hot towel cabinets
- Skin magnification systems
- Facial hair scissors
- Skincare lasers
- Wax heaters
- Therapeutic massage tables
- Hair removal tweezers
- Microsoft Word
- Web browser software
- Microsoft Office
- Spa management software
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Microsoft Excel