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Beauty Schools and Cosmetology Schools in Houston, TX
Map of Cosmetology Schools in Houston, TX
Houston Beauty School Options
Hairdressers, cosmetologists, nail technicians, and other beauty professionals all play a very important role in Houston's beauty community. No matter what type of beauty career you want to start, we can help you take the first step. You can expect to learn specific techniques in your trade, as well as keep up to date on licensing and hygiene requirements in Texas.
Check out our list of cosmetology schools in Houston, then contact those you want to learn more about.
Working in the Houston Beauty Industry
As a trained beauty professional in Houston, you may choose to work for an indpendent spa, rent a chair at a salon, or open your own business. According to BLS figures, the national average salary for cosmetologists is $22,770 or $10.95 per hour, and the growth of jobs is on pace to reach 13% by 2022.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the following 2015 salaries for some of the most popular beauty careers in Houston:
- $26,280 for barbers
- $30,510 for cosmetologists/hairdressers
- $21,360 for manicurists
- $18,050 for shampooers
- $28,880 for skincare specialists
Before you can begin working on clients independently as a cosmetologist, you must get your license from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The licensing process ensures that you have met their educational requirements and have verified training hours.
One of the benefits of entering beauty school in Houston is the opportunity to network with others in the industry. Joining beauty associations can give you access to job listings, continuing education hours, and connect you with other cosmetologists in the Houston area. One of the main organizations in Houston is the Houston City Wide Beauticians & Barbers Association.
Contact the Houston beauty schools listed below to get program details sent directly to you.
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