No matter what career you choose you should not let anyone tell you that it is not a wise career choice. You should do what your heart desires and where your talent lies. Some people are good at making us look beautiful while others are good at other things. That is what makes us all unique. If you keep reading you will find out that there are a lot of career options out there and none of them are better than the other. Keep believing in yourself and you will find the right one for you.
An esthetician works in a number of settings assisting clients with their skin care needs such as facials and other skin treatments. If you hold an esthetician license there are many careers available in spas, salons, and resorts doing facials for clients. If you are interested in beauty, skin care, and helping others this is definitely the right choice for you. There are a number of different colleges that offer esthetician programs as an option for those students who are interested.
Creative Images Institute of Technology in Dayton, OH offers an esthetician training program that is newly expanded and packed with new techniques. They also offer students the opportunity to study Medical Aesthetics as well and they are the only school in the area to do so. The average esthetician salary is about $30,000 annually and upwards to $50,000 if you live in a particular area where estheticians are more common. It also depends on whether or not you work at a spa, resort, or a salon as to how much your salary will be. It usually takes no more than 1-2 years to finish the program and then you will be prepared to take your test to become licensed in your state.
An ultrasound technician runs the ultrasound machine when performing them on patients to diagnose illnesses and for other reasons such as pregnancy. The technician must know how to run the equipment, read it, and prepare documentation for the doctor so he can then make a diagnosis if necessary.
An ultrasound technician’s salary is about $65,000 a year on average. Most ultrasound techs can obtain their certificate or Associate’s degree program in about 1-2 years and then become licensed in the state they which to practice. This is a great and rewarding career field to get into if you enjoy helping people.
Both of these choices are great career opportunities depending on where your passion lies. Many degrees are available online as well so you can keep that open as an option as well. Do your research before choosing a program and most importantly do what you love to do.