Beauty Schools and Cosmetology Schools in New York, NY
Map of Cosmetology Schools in New York, NY
NYC is one of the major hubs for beauty and fashion in the U.S., with unique and exciting events across the metro. A recent upstart, Glam&Go, has even started offering New Yorkers high quality styling in convenient locations like hotels and gyms. With diverse job opportunities and countless resources for stylists and beauty professionals, New York City is a great place to go to cosmetology school. Whether you want to become a hairstylist, esthetician, barber, or nail technician, we can help you find a school that can give you the right education.
Search our school listings below and contact the NYC beauty schools that interest you the most.
After completing beauty school in New York City, you may find a variety of career options. Below are some of the most popular, along with the average annual salary you can expect in NYC, according to 2014 Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
- Makeup Artists (Theatrical, Performance) - $84,110
- Estheticians - $35,790
- Cosmetologists - $33,320
- Barbers - $26,890
- Manicurists - $19,110
In addition to schooling, you may need to fulfill the New York Department of State’s Division of Licensing Services requirements to work in some beauty professions in NYC. For example, as of 2015, NYC barbers are required to complete a state approved barbering course of study, work for two years as a registered barber apprentice, complete a one-time course on the sanitization and sterilization methods used to prevent transmission of contagious diseases in the barbering industry, successfully pass a physical examination, and submit an application and $40 initial application fee to become a licensed barber in New York.
Several other cosmetology professions in NYC have similar licensing requirements, so it’s crucial that you choose a cosmetology school that meets the guidelines set forth by the state of New York. To help you get started, we’ve provided a listing of all the beauty schools in the New York metro area below so you can request information from those that interest you.
It’s also important to mention the role that networking can play when it comes to starting a successful beauty career in New York City. You may want to consider joining a local group like Cosmetic Executive Women. This professional group supports people in the beauty industry with a mentorship program, members-only events, and industry news updates.
Take some time to look through the list below, then contact the cosmetology schools in New York City that you want to know more about.
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