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					Major Occupation: Cosmetologists
Cosmeticians apply make-up and skin care products to the face, neck, arms, and upper
part of the body. They also remove body hair by tweezing, depilatory, or waxing. Many
cosmeticians are also Manicurists. They may massage the skin and recommend cosmetic
preparations and lotions
Tasks include:. They may fill orders, place orders for inventory, sell cosmetics and act
as cashier.
Specialties: Estheticians, Make-up Artists, Manicurists, Paramedical Estheticians,
Pedicurists, Skin Care Specialists.. For more information about these Specialties, check
the Specialties topic.
Occupations Glossary of Terms
Specialties:
What is a specialty?
Estheticians are licensed skin care specialists who treat the facial skin to maintain and
improve its' appearance. They analyze the customer's skin care needs, cleanse and
beautify the skin by giving facials, full-body treatments, head and neck massages. They
may select and apply cosmetic products such as creams, lotions, and tonics. California
Outlook: Average growth is projected through 2010 for Estheticians. Estheticians may be
self-employed and provide services in beauty salons, spas, work with plastics/cosmetic
surgeons, or make-up studios. Estheticians must be licensed to practice. License must be
renewed every two years. Licensing requirements include: Completion of 600-hour
course in an approved cosmetology school; must be at least seventeen years of age; and
completion of tenth grade or equivalent. For more information contact the State Board of
Barbering and Cosmetology Examiners.
Make-Up Artists are Cosmeticians who work in makeup in theater, motion pictures and
television and for special beauty shows and promotions. They apply greasepaint, makeup,
beards, and wigs to the performers.
Manicurists are licensed to cut, trim, polish, color and tint nails. They may also apply
artificial nails, do nail wraps and repairs, and nail analysis. Workers may also give hand,
arm, foot, and ankle massage. California Outlook: Much faster than average growth is
projected through 2005 for Manicurists. Manicurists may be self-employed and provide
services in a beauty shop or cosmetic's department Manicurists must be licensed to
practice. License must be renewed every two years. Licensing requirements include:
completion of tenth grade or equivalent; completion of 400 hours of training in an
approved cosmetology school; and must be at least seventeen years of age. For more
information contact the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Examiners.
Paramedical Estheticians work with Plastics Surgeons and Dermatologists in pre- and
post-operative skin care. Under the guidance of a licensed health care provider, they
provide treatments that prepare the patient's skin for surgery for a more comfortable
healing process. They show patients how to conceal redness and bruising with corrective
make-up while skin is healing. They receive on the job training. This occupation is
emerging and training is still evolving.
Pedicurists specialize in the care of toenails.
Personal Characteristics:
Personal characteristics will aid you in being successful. These abilities may be natural
and can be improved by using them.
Above average ability to:
see slight differences in form
use color discrimination
Average ability to:
learn and understand procedures
use words to communicate with customers
visualize objects from pictures, drawings, and descriptions
use eye-hand coordination
use manual and finger dexterity
use hands to reach for things
Ability to:
do precise work with tools, instruments, or equipment
analyze customer's skin care needs
move often from one task to another using different skills
work well with people
work to make customers look younger or older
be creative
make judgments using experience
Demonstrate:
a pleasant manner
Work Environment:

These are the physical activities and demands required in this occupation during a typical
workday.
Workers may:
be required to work evenings and weekends
work indoors, in shops
work long hours during peak periods
work part-time
be scheduled late afternoons and Saturdays
work standing for long periods of time with hands at shoulder level
expose hands to strong chemical irritants
Associated EUREKA Occupations:

Cosmetologists
California Pay and Outlook:

CALIFORNIA PAY: Pay varies by type of employer, level of education, and
geographic area.
Entry pay: $1,170 to $1,200 per month.
Average 2002 wage data from the California Occupational Employment Statistics
Survey (OES)
$1,369 per month for the OES category Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists.
$2,180 per month for the OES category Skin Care Specialists.
Definition of Pay
CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT:
Employment projections to 2010 from the California Occupational Employment
Statistics Survey (OES)
OES category Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists
Total jobs: 28,700
Job openings due to growth: 2,700
Job openings due to separation: 800
OES category Skin Care Specialists
Total jobs: 1,600
Job openings due to growth: 200
Job openings due to separation: 1,200
CALIFORNIA OUTLOOK: Job availability for any occupation can change with the
nation's economical strength, global economics, unexpected political events, and natural
disasters. Become aware of current events and how they may impact careers. Determine
when you will be entering the labor market. Think ahead. Demand for jobs can change
quickly, always check local newspapers, periodicals, and web sites. View news from all
over the world. Make an informed decision about your future career.
Growth projections to 2010 from the California Occupational Employment
Statistics Survey (OES)
Little change is expected for OES category Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists
Slower than average growth is expected for OES category Skin Care Specialists
National Pay and Outlook:

NATIONAL PAY: Pay varies by type of employer, level of education, and geographic
area. Many begin at minimum wage.
Entry pay: $996 to $1,200 per month.
Experienced pay: $1,210 to over $1,625 per month.
Top pay: $1,700 to $2,295 per month.
A few earn pay that ranges from $2,200 to $2,725 per month.
Latest average wage data from the Occupational Employment Statistics Survey
(OES)
$1,780 per month for the OES category Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists.
$2,109 per month for the OES category Skin Care Specialists.
National wage information by state for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists at
America's Career InfoNet
National wage information by state for Skin Care Specialists at America's Career InfoNet
Definition of Pay
NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
Employment projections to 2010 from the Occupational Employment Statistics
Survey (OES)
OES category Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Total jobs: 260,000
Job openings due to growth: 64,000
Job openings due to separation: 27,000
OES category Skin Care Specialists
Total jobs: 31,000
Job openings due to growth: 5,000
Job openings due to separation: 7,000
NATIONAL OUTLOOK: Job availability for any occupation can change with the
nation's economic strength, global economics, unexpected political events, and natural
disasters. Become aware of current events and how they may impact careers. Determine
when you will be entering the labor market. Think ahead. Demand for jobs can change
quickly, always check local newspapers, periodicals, and web sites. View news from all
over the world. Make an informed decision about your future career.
Growth projections to 2010 from the Occupational Employment Statistics Survey
(OES)
Faster than average growth is expected for OES category Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and
Cosmetologists
Slower than average growth is expected for OES category Skin Care Specialists
International Pay and Outlook:

Currently, there is no data available for this topic.
Benefits:

Benefits may vary widely depending on type and size of employer and whether workers
have union membership. Typical benefits for those working for others may include: paid
sick leave, paid holidays, paid vacation, and membership in a health care plan. Self-
employed workers must arrange for their own benefits.
Workers may be offered commissions or a percentage of the sale of products. There are
opportunities for self-employment where income can fluctuate because of changing
business conditions. There are opportunities to receive tips which offers the opportunity
to increase total pay.
Preparation:

Programs of study are available at private vocational schools. Training may include
professional ethics, good grooming, sales training, shop clean-up, modeling, and front
desk and reception duties. Employers look for applicants with a strong retail sales
experience.
Educational Program(s):

These are EUREKA Programs of Study for this occupation. Related Programs refer to
Programs that offer some related preparation in the field.
High School Courses Recommended:

Speech     Business Education
Health     Business Mathematics
Biology    Accounting
Chemistry Marketing
It is a good idea to see a counselor about graduation requirements at your high school.
Courses you take will vary depending on your career goals.
All high schools do not offer the same courses. Course titles may be different at each
school. Some courses offered at your high school may be Regional Occupational
Program/Center courses.
Skills:


Knowledge of:
techniques used by Cosmeticians
the newest products and equipment
sterilization procedures is a must
your product line
Ability to:
use customer service skills
California Licensing:




For more information contact (Cosmetologists, Manicurists):
State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Examiners
400 'R' St, Suite 4080
Sacramento, CA 95814
Unions:

Currently, there is no data available for this topic.
Associations:



National Accreditating Commission of Cosmetology Association
NACCAS
4401 Ford Avenue Ste 1300
Alexandria, VA 22302-1432
Phone: 703-600-7600
Fax: 703-379-2200
Website: www.naccas.org
National Cosmetology Association (NCA)
401 North Michigan Avenue Suite. 2200
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 527-6765/ (800) 527-1683
Comments: Magazines. Bulletin.
Website: www.salonprofessionals.org
Email: nca1@sba.com
Advancement:




Currently, there is no data available for this topic.
Places to Work:

EMPLOYERS: They work at beauty salons, spas, work with plastics/cosmetic surgeons,
or for cosmetic companies. Some are self-employed.
FINDING THE JOB: This is a list of typical ways to learn of job openings and hiring
practices of employers.
Employers may list job openings with the State employment service, in newspaper
classified ads, and on the Internet job openings lists.
CalJobs. Search for job openings in California: http://www.caljobs.ca.gov
America's Job Bank. Use the Keyword search for National and State job openings:
http://www.jobsearch.org
INDUSTRIES: Industry information contains California, national, and international
information and includes size, hiring practices, and outlook. For more information go to
an industry description:
Self-Employment
Personal Service
Bibliography:

O*NET-SOC Codes and Titles, National O*NET Consortium, Version 4.0
39-5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists,/Cosmetologists
Find more information about O*NET-SOC occupations at http://online.onetcenter.org
Dictionary of Holland Occupational Codes. Third Edition, Gary D. Gottfredson and
John L. Holland, PAR Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc., 1996. (SEA)
Dictionary of Occupational Titles, U. S. Department of Labor, fourth edition, revised
1991.
MAJOR Occupations:
332.271-010 Cosmetologist (Cosmetician DOT Same As For Major Occupation)
SPECIALTIES:
331.674-014 Manicurist
333.071-010 Make-up Artist
California Occupational Guide, Employment Development Department
577 Skin Care Specialist (Esthetician)
Search their Website: http://www.calmis.cahwnet.gov/htmlfile/subject/guide.htm
The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration, JIST Works, Inc., 1993 edition.
09.02.01 Cosmetology
09.05.01 Physical Conditioning
ISCO-88 International Standard Classification of Occupations (Revised),
International Labor Office, Geneva, Switzerland, 1990.
5141 Hairdressers, Barbers, Beauticians, and Related Workers
Occupational Outlook Handbook, U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and
Training.
Make-up Artists, Manicurists, Barbers and Cosmetologists
Search their Website: http://www.bls.gov/oco
These publications are the latest editions available. They may be found in a school
library, career center, or public library. Many of these publications are also found on
Internet websites.
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