Where Can I Work in Esthetics?

In 2016 the spa industry hit a remarkable 16.3 Billion revenue mark.

And yes, this number is as big as you think! However, it is actually an even bigger milestone than you might expect. The growth of the spa industry has been huge over the last decade, with nearly a full billion dollar growth in revenue each year and so much demand that many business are struggling to keep up.

The spa industry is quite literally bursting at the seams.

All of this growth means that there is a lot of opportunity, making a career in esthetics a highly sought after future.

At Elevate Salon Institute(ESI), Durham we are proud to offer esthetics courses that work with the trends in the industry and prepare you to sit for the state boards.

To find out more about how you can take your first steps toward a future in esthetics and about the scholarship opportunities* offered to our students, contact us today to speak to a financial aid administrator.

If a career in esthetics is calling to you, read on to discover some of the amazing careers you could await you after completion of our program.

Spa Specialist

Couple at spa

If you love all things spa, and want to become a master in everything from facials to body treatments, then this is a wonderful option. While it may be one of the most popular career choices for new estheticians, it can help you to master your craft. Plus, with a growth of over 12% a year, this field is expanding faster than the national average.

Hair Removal Specialist

woman getting legs waxed

One of the things many estheticians choose to specialize in is hair removal. Hair removal can be done with wax, which is taught in the Esthetics program at ESI Durham, or with laser removal systems. Both are in high demand. These specialist work in waxing salons and spas, giving you twice the career opportunities.

Wellness Centers

Wellness centers can consist of mental and medical professionals, working together to help clients better themselves both inside and out. Estheticians can often find careers in these places as facial and body treatment specialists. If working to help clients feel great about themselves sounds good to you than this is an option you should look into.

Makeup Artist

woman doing makeup

In North Carolina an education in makeup application and technique is included in an esthetics program. We are proud to offer this to our students, and to give them the knowledge they need to open the door to a wide variety of makeup based careers. Bridals. Portraiture. Theatre. Movies. There are so many options available to skilled makeup artists, making this option a challenging and creative opportunity.

Spa Owner

At ESI Durham we include an education in business management to complement the esthetics knowledge required to sit for the state boards. This training can not only be helpful in building your own book of clients, but in starting your own business. If you have always wanted to own your own business, and help your staff and clients feel great everyday, this could be a great option for you.

A career in esthetics could help you create a beautiful future, full of possibility.

If you find yourself looking into a career in esthetics, or if you are obsessed with the health and care of your skin and want to discover how you can create a career out of your passion, contact us today to discover how we can help you reach your dreams.

*Schedule an appointment with our financial aid administrator today to discover how you can take advantage of scholarship opportunities.

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5 responses to “Where Can I Work in Esthetics?”

    • Great question! We do offer advanced training in chemical peels and microdermabrasion. This training comes after you have completed the general foundation training. That training will teach you everything you need to know about the skin and Esthetics. Possessing that initial knowledge will give you the credibility you will need to do advanced techniques and will increase the amount of services you can provide!

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