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

  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

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
262 7.720.0 4.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation22
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation10
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 46
Number of job position postings 5
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.2

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)