Beauty Therapist

As a Beauty Therapist, you'll make people feel beautiful inside and out using a variety of beauty treatments and techniques.

Beauty Therapists require a minimum level of training and qualification to provide therapies such as facials, skin analysis, massages, and skin care advice. The average salary of a Beauty Therapist is $49,835 per annum.

Average salary
$49,835 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$43,280 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$56,390 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 28% more Beauty Therapists employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to November 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Beauty Therapist are:

  • NSW: 32.3%
  • VIC: 24.7%
  • QLD: 18.7%

Key skills required
  • Neat personal appearance
  • Good health with no allergies to beauty products
  • Pleasant and tactful
  • Genuine interest in people
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Sensitive when dealing with clients


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