Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for beauty advisors in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 51,162 beauty advisors currently employed in the United States.
- 92.8% of all beauty advisors are women, while 7.2% are men.
- The average age of an employed beauty advisor is 40 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of beauty advisors is White (54.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (23.1%), Black or African American (10.2%) and Asian (6.9%).
- In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
- 7% of all beauty advisors are LGBT.
- Beauty advisors are 70% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.
Beauty Advisor Statistics By Gender
92.8% of beauty advisors are women and 7.2% of beauty advisors are men.
- Female, 92.8%
- Male, 7.2%
Beauty Advisors By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Beauty Advisor
Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Beauty Advisor Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the beauty advisor position over time.
Beauty Advisor Gender By Year
Beauty Advisor Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, parts counterman and lumber associate have the biggest difference in gender.
Beauty Advisor Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among beauty advisors is White, which makes up 54.1% of all beauty advisors. Comparatively, there are 23.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 54.1%
- Hispanic or Latino, 23.1%
- Black or African American, 10.2%
- Asian, 6.9%
- Unknown, 5.1%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%
Beauty Advisor Race
|Beauty Advisor Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||23.1%|
|Black or African American||10.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.6%|
Beauty Advisor Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among beauty advisors.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Beauty Advisor Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Beauty Advisor Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$36,102|
|Hispanic or Latino||$36,557|
Average Age of a Beauty Advisor
We determined the average age of beauty advisors based on ethnicity and gender.
Beauty Advisor Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||32.5||38|
|Hispanic or Latino||30||31|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||36.5||39|
Beauty Advisor Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of beauty advisor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of beauty advisors is 40+ years old, which represents 49% of the population.
Beauty Advisor Age
|Beauty Advisor Years||Percentages|
Types of Beauty Advisor Degree Levels
The most common degree for beauty advisors is bachelor's degree 34% of beauty advisors earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 32% and rounding it off is associate degree with 20%.
- Bachelors, 34%
- High School Diploma, 32%
- Associate, 20%
- Diploma, 7%
- Other Degrees, 7%
Beauty Advisors By Education
|Beauty Advisor Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||32%|
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Beauty Advisor Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$35,043|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$35,693|
Beauty Advisor Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where beauty advisors work. We found most beauty advisors work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most beauty advisors is the retail industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire beauty advisors.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Beauty Advisor Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||8%|
|50 - 100 employees||11%|
|100 - 500 employees||19%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||6%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||28%|
|> 10,000 employees||29%|
The Types Of Companies Beauty Advisor Work In
Employees with the beauty advisor job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most beauty advisors prefer to work at private companies over public companies.
Beauty Advisor Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Beauty Advisors
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ beauty advisors. Those industries include retail, manufacturing and hospitality.
Beauty Advisor Industry Statistics
Beauty Advisor Turnover And Employment Statistics
Beauty Advisor Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of beauty advisors changed.
- Unemployment rate
Beauty Advisor Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Beauty Advisor Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Beauty Advisor Stay in a Job
By looking over 25,362 beauty advisors resumes, we figured out that the average beauty advisor enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 34%.
Less than one year
Beauty Advisor Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||34%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Beauty Advisors with Other Job Titles
After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to beauty advisors.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Front Counter Clerk||3.66%||109,882|
Beauty Advisor LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
|Front Counter Clerk||3.66%||109,882|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Beauty Advisors
The most common foreign language among beauty advisors is Spanish at 64.9%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 6.3% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 3.6%.
- Spanish, 64.9%
- French, 6.3%
- Portuguese, 3.6%
- Russian, 2.9%
- Arabic, 2.5%
- Other, 19.8%
Beauty Advisor Languages Spoken