Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6562  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Estheticians, electrologists and related workers in this unit group provide facial and body treatments designed to enhance an individual’s physical appearance. They are employed in beauty salons, electrolysis studios, scalp treatment and hair replacement clinics and other similar establishments and in cosmetic departments of retail establishments such as pharmacies and department stores, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Beautician
  • Beauty Care Specialist
  • Beauty Culture Operator
  • Beauty Culturist
  • Beauty Treatment Operator
  • Body Piercer
  • Cosmetician
  • Cosmetologist
  • Depilator
  • Dermal Therapist
  • Electrologist
  • Electrolysis Operator
  • Electrolysis Technician
  • Esthetician
  • Facial Treatment Operator
  • Hair Removal Specialist
  • Hair Replacement Consultant
  • Hair Replacement Technician
  • Hair Weaver
  • Henna Tattoo Artist
  • Manicurist
  • Mehndi Tattoo Artist
  • Nail Care Technician
  • Nails And Lashes Applicator
  • Pedicurist
  • Registered Dermal Therapist
  • Scalp Treatment Specialist
  • Skin Care Consultant
  • Skin Care Specialist
  • Skin Care Technician
  • Tattoo Artist
  • Tattooer
  • Tattooist
  • Thermology And Electrolysis Technician
  • Trichologist
  • Wax Depilation Specialist
  • Wax Depilator
  • Beauty Treatment Operator
  • Cosmetician
  • Electrologist
  • Electrolysis Technician
  • Esthetician
  • Hair Replacement Technician
  • Manicurist
  • Pedicurist
  • Scalp Treatment Specialist
  • Tattoo Artist
  • Beauty Advisor
  • Beauty Boutique Expert

Requried Skills for Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations

  • Attention to Detail
  • Chemical Peels
  • Cosmetics
  • Customer Service
  • Decision Making
  • Decision-Making
  • Detail Oriented
  • Electricity
  • Eyelash Extensions
  • Hair Removal
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Investments
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Loss Prevention
  • On-The-Job Training
  • Operations
  • Planning
  • Presentations
  • Professionalism
  • Public Speaking
  • Punctual
  • Skin Care
  • Social Media
  • Written Communication

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for estheticians, electrologists and related occupations.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $10,660
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $9,696
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $13,031
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $13,487
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $13,291
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $13,110
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for estheticians, electrologists and related occupations.

Gender Median Income
Male $13,242
Female $19,589
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (10 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for estheticians, electrologists and related occupations.

$31,200.00
Lowest Observed
$195,000.00
Highest Observed
$34,000.00
25th Percentile
$54,420.00
Average
$35,000.00
Median
$54,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for estheticians, electrologists and related occupations

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 140
25 to 34 years 210
35 to 44 years 175
45 to 54 years 115
55 to 64 years 45
65 to 74 years 15
75 years and over 10
Total 705
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for estheticians, electrologists and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 420
Part Time 250
Total 670
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for estheticians, electrologists and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 50
Female 620
Total 670
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for estheticians, electrologists and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 485
Self Employed 220
Total 705
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for estheticians, electrologists and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 670
Unemployed 35
Total 705
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for estheticians, electrologists and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 60
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 150
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 95
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 305
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 50
Total 670
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Required Skills for Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations

  • Attention to Detail
  • Chemical Peels
  • Cosmetics
  • Customer Service
  • Decision Making
  • Decision-Making
  • Detail Oriented
  • Electricity
  • Eyelash Extensions
  • Hair Removal
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Investments
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Loss Prevention
  • On-The-Job Training
  • Operations
  • Planning
  • Presentations
  • Professionalism
  • Public Speaking
  • Punctual
  • Skin Care
  • Social Media
  • Written Communication

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