Skincare Specialists

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
46%
risk level
POLLING
31%
Based on 75 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
16.7%
by year 2032
WAGES
$43,200
or $20.77 per hour
Volume
65,270
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.1/10

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Automation risk

46% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Originality

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

31% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 46% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Skincare Specialists will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Skincare Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 16.7% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Skincare Specialists' was $43,200, or $20 per hour

'Skincare Specialists' were paid 10.1% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 65,270 people employed as 'Skincare Specialists' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Skincare Specialists'.

Job description

Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

SOC Code: 39-5094.00

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Comments

Mariangela (Low) says
Because as a beautician, it's impossible to dismiss the need for human hands for facial and body skin care treatments, as well as hand massages. The client expects a soft, gliding, relaxing touch; something a robot will never be able to do.
Oct 25, 2022 at 11:30 AM

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