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Job Outlook for A Career in Medical Aesthetics

career in medical aestheticsIf you haven’t heard by now, the medical aesthetics field is a growing industry with no signs of letting up anytime soon. Now, more than ever, businesses in the health care industry (and beyond) are looking to add cosmetic laser technicians to their clinics to expand their services offered to their patients.

In March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics updated its projections for careers in the skin care industry. Approximately 6,600 jobs are expected to be added to the field by the year 2024, which is a 12% increase since 2014.

If you are looking for a job in medical aesthetics, here are the five main industries that hire cosmetic laser techs and skincare specialists, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  1. Personal Care Services (28,970 jobs)
  2. Offices of Physicians (5,050 jobs)
  3. Health and Personal Care Stores (3,770 jobs)
  4. Traveler Accommodation (2,140 jobs)
  5. Offices of Other Health Practitioners (1,420 jobs)

A Career In Medical Aesthetics

National Laser Institute offers medical aesthetics training to medical professionals, aestheticians and total career changers. During our 1 to 2 week courses, students will gain the skills and confidence to perform numerous cosmetic laser treatments.

Each course consists of classroom and hands-on training that will prepare students to work in a variety of medical settings, including medical spas, doctor’s offices and more! During hands-on training, students work on scheduled clients in our luxury medical spa setting to gain real world experience. Our experienced instructors offer personalized instruction as each student completes each treatment.

If you would like to learn more about our cosmetic laser training or any of our other course options, please fill out the form to the right or call 800-982-6817 to speak to one of our admission advisors!