Skincare Specialists (39-5094)

Occupation description:  Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individuals appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 3944 12.81 01
United States 55,00061,600 12.1660 4301,090

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 16.918.9610.56 14.5520.5828.74
Alaska 16.0412.7013.69 15.1017.1618.47
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 15.0212.6913.59 14.9416.7117.97

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
433 7.026.8 14.6
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation17
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation8
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 51
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 25.5

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Academy of Hair Design   (Anchorage)

Alaska Academy of Advanced Cosmetology   (Juneau)

Galena Interior Learning Academy   (Galena)

Glenda’s Salon and Training Center   (Wasilla)
Cosmetology (Hairdressing)

MetrOasis Advanced Training Center   (Anchorage)

The Esthetics District   (Anchorage)

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Paramedical Technician AAS

University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai   (Soldotna)
Paramedical Technician AAS