Esthetician Salary And Licensing In Illinois

Average Salary In Illinois:

Annual:     $34,400

Hourly:     $16.54

Illinois Certification:

The State of Illinois requires any individual who practices esthetics to be state licensed.

The following eligibility requirements must be met:

  • You must be at least 16 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Complete an esthetics program from a state accredited school
  • 750 hours of training over no less then an 18 week period
  • Pass a written and practical examination

Are There Fees For Licensing:

Yes,  There is one fee that must be paid when the application for certification is submitted.

Exam Fees:

  • $30 Application and License Fee

Where to Apply:

Licensing in the State of Illinois is handled by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation