We are delighted to share our annual Salary Survey, compiled from the responses of over 600 individuals in the industry. We’d like to thank our industry friends and colleagues for taking the time to complete it.

In 2018 the cosmetics and personal care market in the UK alone was valued at €16 Billion and is expected to reach €16.8 Billion by 2020 (source

A source of constant inspiration and continual innovation, the industry generates passion and enthusiasm in everyone we meet who works within it.

Once in the industry, loyalty levels are high. 68% of our respondents have worked in the industry for 6 years or more, and 90% felt their salary expectations could be met within it.


Arthur Edward provides these surveys and reports for public use. Arthur Edward is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within the document. While the information contained within these documents are periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in these documents is correct, complete, and up-to-date. These surveys and reports contains data specific to the Cosmetics and Personal Care industries and reflects only the responses obtained from respondents and our own views. The mention of third-parties within the document does not constitute an endorsement by Arthur Edward of the parties or their products and services.