Snapshot

Beauty Therapists provide skin analyses, facial therapies, skin-care treatments and body treatments such as massage to clients.
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Beauty Therapists
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
24,500
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$850
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • discussing client needs, analysing skin characteristics and advising on suitable skin care, treatments and application of make-up
  • applying general cosmetic and corrective make-up
  • performing manicures and pedicures including decorative nail art, application of artificial nails, nail repair, and other specialised hand and foot treatments
  • performing facial and body treatments such as massages
  • treating unwanted hair through waxing, bleaching, tinting, depilation and electrolysis
  • evaluating beauty therapy processes and products
  • receiving bookings, arranging appointments and maintaining client records
  • providing advice on and selling cosmetic products.

Job Titles

  • Beauty Therapist

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • Cert IV in Beauty Therapy
  • Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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