Color analysts assess their clients' coloring, including skin tone and hair and eye color, and teach them how to use their most flattering colors in clothing and makeup. They offer programs for individual women or men, for professional or social organizations, or for all the employees of one company. Some work with retailers, teaching salespersons about color and style and presenting in-store workshops.
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Earnings for analysts vary based on the number of hours they work, the type of clientele, their geographic location, and other factors.
Color analysts earned average salaries of $54,731 in 2019, according to PayScale.com. Earnings ranged from $40,000 to $79,000.
Many color analysts operate their own businesses, so it's important to remember that there is a wide earnings range. So...
Many color analysts work out of their homes. They also work in salons, boutiques, day spas, and retail areas. Some analysts travel to their client's home or business to provide services.
This career can be stressful when working with clients who disagree with the color analyst's suggestion or are otherwise difficult (i.e., late for appointments, failure to pay bills), but most analysts ...
Employment opportunities for personal care and service workers (a broad category that includes everything from hairstylists, cosmetologists, and manicurists, to childcare workers, fitness trainers, and funeral service workers) are expected to grow much faster than average for all occupations from 2018 to 2028, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This growth will occur mainly due to the n...