On average, Mary Kay consultants earn $19,945, according to employee reports on Glassdoor.com as of 2015. CareerBliss lists the average earnings of Mary Kay cosmetic consultants at $28,000 per year; however, Mary Kay does not publicly list earnings. The site collects this information from employee reports.
The Mary Kay cosmetic consultant salary is equal to the national average salary for beauty consultants, according to CareerBliss.
Mary Kay sales consultants make up to 50 percent commission on the products that they sell, states the Houston Chronicle. Additionally, Mary Kay states that it spends $50 million every year on prizes and bonuses for sales consultants that perform well.