There are currently an estimated 61,300 aestheticians in the United States. The aesthetician job market is expected to grow by 13.7% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are aestheticians?
CareerExplorer rates aestheticians with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 13,500 aestheticians. That number is based on 8,400 additional aestheticians, and the retirement of 5,100 existing aestheticians.
Are aestheticians in demand?
The desire among women and an increasing number of men to stay healthy, look their best, and reduce the effects of aging is creating greater demand for aestheticians. Also, technology advancements are making it easier for people to correct appearance flaws such as acne, unwanted hair, and scars; accessibility to these services will increase opportunities for professionals familiar with them. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the highest concentrations of employment for this occupation are in personal care services, followed by physicians’ offices and recreation industries such as hotel or cruise ship onsite spas. Mobile services or house-calls by aestheticians are becoming more and more popular and are sustaining the approximately one third of aestheticians who work as freelancers. In general, an increasingly beauty-conscious society suggests that demand for aestheticians will continue to grow.
What’s the supply of aestheticians?
The aesthetician industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida
Aesthetician job market by state
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