Aesthetic technician - Salary and Career
Technologists and technicians in complementary and aesthetic therapies

Aesthetic technician - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They apply manipulative, energetic, vibrational and non-pharmaceutical aesthetic and therapeutic procedures. Therapeutic procedures aim to treat psycho-neuro-functional, musculoskeletal and energetic diseases, in addition to pathologies and foot deformities. In the case of doulas, they aim to provide continuous support to the pregnant woman in the puerperal pregnancy cycle, favoring the evolution of childbirth and the well-being of the pregnant woman. They assess the physiological, systemic, energetic, vibrational and unaesthetic dysfunctions of patients/clients. They recommend to their patients/clients the practice of exercises, the use of flower essences and herbal medicines in order to reduce pain, restore energy, physiological and psycho-organic balance, as well as cosmetics, cosmeceuticals and essential oils aimed at their health and well-being. . Some professionals use piercing-cutting instruments, topical medications and orthoses, others use oriental and conventional medicine methods.

How much does an Aesthetic technician earn

A Aesthetic technician earns between $1.214 and $3.275 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.704 and a median salary of $1.510 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 18.481 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Aesthetic technician

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.704 20.448 426 8
1º Quartile 1.214 14.562 303 6
Median Salary 1.510 18.120 378 7
3º Quartile 2.497 29.970 624 12
Higher Salary 3.275 39.297 819 15

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the biological, biochemical, health sciences
      • technicians of the science of human health
        • technologists and technicians in complementary and aesthetic therapies

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Main workplaces

Technologists and technicians in complementary and aesthetic therapies they work in the area of health, social services and personal services. The vast majority act as self-employed, working on their own, individually, although beauticians can also work in a team. They perform their duties indoors, without supervision and during daytime hours, although beauticians and doulas may also work irregular hours.

What does it take to work in the field of Technologists and technicians in complementary and aesthetic therapies

The training required for beauticians is that of a mid-level technician or degree in technology. In the case of Doulas, a basic professional qualification course of up to 200 hours is required, with no need for professional experience to perform the occupation. For the other occupations, training in a medium-level technical course in the area of activity is required. The full exercise of activities, for beauticians, occurs after a period of approximately two years of professional practice. In the case of massage therapists and holistic therapists, the full exercise of activities takes about less than one year of professional experience; for acupuncture technicians, chiropractors and podiatrists no prior experience required.

Functions and activities of Aesthetic technician

Technologists and technicians in complementary and aesthetic therapies must:

  • applying therapeutic and/or aesthetic procedures;
  • evaluate dysfunctions;
  • apply therapeutic and/or aesthetic procedures;
  • provide support for women in the pregnancy-puerperal cycle;
  • communicate;
  • providing support/support for women in the puerperal pregnancy cycle;
  • manage clinic/therapeutic/esthetic space;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • work safely;
  • perform podiatry and/or aesthetic treatment and correction;
  • applying therapeutic and/or aesthetic procedures;
  • administer clinic/therapeutic/esthetic space;
  • provide support for women in the puerperal pregnancy cycle;

  • Activities

    • evaluate patient/client microsystems;
    • toning energy;
    • register client/patient;
    • provide maintenance of the clinic/therapeutic/esthetic space;
    • detoxify the organism;
    • correcting chiropractic subluxations;
    • balance muscle tonus;
    • perform antisepsis on the patient/client;
    • work in a multi and interdisciplinary team;
    • demonstrate sensory perception;
    • take anthropometric and energetic measurements;
    • evaluate the quality of the support network for pregnant, parturient and postpartum women;
    • applying hair removal techniques;
    • demonstrate discretion;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • applying frequency radiations of light;
    • evaluate electromagnetic conditions of the patient/client;
    • archive client/patient record;
    • guide on static and dynamic posture;
    • unblock energy circulation;
    • evaluate muscular system (strength, temperature and tone);
    • attend fairs, congresses;
    • teaching breathing techniques;
    • prescribe cosmetics, cosmeceuticals and essential oils;
    • treat nail plates (nails);
    • conduct creative visualization;
    • assist pregnant women in the preparation of the birth plan;
    • schedule appointments/services;
    • teach proprioception techniques;
    • applying manipulative stimuli;
    • sanitize material (ball, stool, wheelie, etc);
    • manage finances;
    • draining energy stagnation (sedating);
    • suggest pain relief postures;
    • guidance on static and dynamic posture;
    • select acupuncture points;
    • identify unsightly facial, body and hair dysfunctions;
    • applying micropigmentation techniques;
    • pack sharp materials for disposal;
    • search scientific articles;
    • store products;
    • produce reports;
    • promote breastfeeding in the first hour of life;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • treat skin and appendages diseases and infections;
    • sanitize workplace;
    • advise patient/client about preventive measures;
    • recommend further exams;
    • listen to patient/client;
    • put on joint containment orthoses;
    • evaluate soft tissues;
    • use epi;
    • provide advice;
    • put on nail orthoses (unicorthesis);
    • evaluate cardiorespiratory, circulatory, digestive, genitourinary systems;
    • adapt environment for the well-being of the parturient;
    • identify chiropractic subluxations;
    • disclose services;
    • control stock;
    • select technique, type of therapy and work resource;
    • apply compresses;
    • establish a contract with client/patient;
    • demonstrate physical fitness;
    • teaching to time contraction;
    • apply therapeutic massages;
    • recommend insoles and shoes;
    • advise patient/client on preventive measures;
    • apply electrotherapy techniques (pre and post surgery, facial treatments, body and hair);
    • encourage active participation of the companion;
    • applying eyebrow design techniques;
    • locate areas of energy imbalance;
    • package contaminated waste for incineration;
    • evaluate neuromusculoskeletal systems;
    • demonstrate listening skills;
    • demonstrate self-knowledge;
    • stimulating cranio-sacral movement;
    • pulping joint and bone structures;
    • applying pre and post surgical procedures;
    • normalize joint movements (active, passive and joint play) and nerves pills or irritated (nervous flow);
    • select stimuli;
    • register technical information;
    • advise a companion;
    • work with ergonomic posture;
    • discard expired material and/or products;
    • confirm client/patient;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • perform client/patient evaluation;
    • refer the patient to other professionals;
    • plan procedures;
    • stimulating emotional integration;
    • prepare molds and models for orthoses;
    • indicate herbal medicines;
    • training staff;
    • perform relaxing massage;
    • promoting bond in the first baby-mother contact;
    • perform personal asepsis;
    • indicate hydrotherapy techniques;
    • correcting energetic-psycho-organic, physiological, biochemical, enzymatic imbalances and hormonal;
    • perform a postpartum visit;
    • demonstrate ability to work under pressure;
    • teach perineal preparation technique;
    • stimulating alignment, body awareness, neuro-energetic and vibrational reorganization;
    • apply needles, moxibustion and cupping;
    • analyze exams;
    • acquire products/equipment;
    • evaluate the patient/client's bioenergetic, emotional and vibrational state;
    • applying needles, moxibustion and cupping;
    • prepare patient/client;
    • applying skin cleansing techniques;
    • pulping muscular structures and integumentary system;
    • facilitate the descent and positioning of the baby;
    • demonstrate fine motor skills;
    • explain techniques and procedures;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • demonstrate listening skills;
    • demonstrate intuitive perception;
    • demonstrate holistic view;
    • apply vibrational energy;
    • recommend exercises;
    • apply emollients, medicines, cosmetics and cosmeceuticals;
    • perform dressings;
    • repositioning viscera and other organs;
    • treat keratoses;
    • applying makeup techniques;
    • make corrective and nail protection orthoses;
    • apply techniques for revitalization, prevention and facial, body and hair maintenance ;
    • demonstrate hand skill;
    • recommend flower essences;
    • evaluate the emotional state of the companion;
    • train staff;
    • perform a relaxing massage;
    • balancing muscle tone;
    • training exercises for driving and natural induction of labor ;
    • inform patient/client about their condition;
    • give classes, courses and lectures;
    • perform asepsis of the place;
    • analyze biomechanics;
    • evaluate signs and symptoms;
    • demonstrate aesthetic sense;
    • sterilize instruments;
    • reposition viscera and other organs;

    Sectors that hire Aesthetic technician the most in the job market

    • aesthetic activities and other beauty care services
    • retail cosmetics, perfumery and personal hygiene products
    • hairdressers
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • integrative and complementary practice activities in human health
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • physical therapy activities
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • dental activity with resources for performing surgical procedures

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