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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 4446 4.53 25
United States 61,30069,700 13.83,900 3,3008,050

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 18.749.8512.13 16.3922.4930.07
Alaska 20.3010.6016.66 20.0724.5429.84
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.9616.3518.27 21.3326.4230.52

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

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)

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