Tennessee Skin Care & Esthetics Schools

Esthetics and skin care may be a great career path for students hoping to find a career with growth in job demand, work in beauty and wellness, and serve clients with a smile. Tennessee esthetics schools are equipped with seasoned professionals in the field of esthetics and skin care who can impart their wisdom, knowledge and experience upon eager students.

Get Esthetics Training in Tennessee

One of the fastest growing careers in the United States is the field of esthetics, or professional skin care. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates job growth of 25 percent by the year 2020 nationwide, and nearly 30 percent in Tennessee. By comparison, other careers may grow only an average of 14 percent. Esthetics schools in Tennessee prepare people to enter this booming profession. Men and women seek out skin care specialists to help them manage the signs of aging and to learn the best techniques for caring for their appearance. Estheticians learn to become experts in makeup application, hair removal, and care of face and body skin.

Earn Your Tennessee Esthetician License

Tennessee requires 750 hours of classroom education in an approved esthetics school. The state does not allow apprenticeship for licensing. The Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology requires students to be 16 years old to enroll in esthetics school. At the end of classroom training, students take written and practical examinations. These board exams are available only in English. If all the requirements have been met, the Board issues the initial esthetician license. Esthetics schools teach students how to examine and analyze skin in order to provide clients with expert recommendations and treatment. Procedures taught in Tennessee esthetics schools include giving facials, providing acne treatments, chemical peels, body wraps, hair removal, and waxing. Professional makeup application is also taught. Students should graduate with the skills needed to obtain entry-level jobs in the esthetics industry.

Work as a Tennessee Esthetician

Skin care specialists in Tennessee earn an average annual salary of $27,750 before tips, according to the BLS. Wages vary depending on the location of the esthetician, and the type of practice they operate. Experience and education also factor into the salary equation. Experienced estheticians recommend building a solid client base and taking specialty courses to improve skills as ways to boost earning power. Estheticians work in spas and salons, as well as in cosmetic sales and demonstrations. They often work in hotels, resorts, and tourist destinations throughout Tennessee. Skin care specialists may go on to open their own spa or salon. They might also get medical training that allows them to work with doctors in burn centers, dermatology offices, and plastic surgery centers.

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Esthetics/Skin Care Schools in Tennessee (alphabetized by city)
Brentwood-Nashville, TN

Welcome to Empire Beauty School in Nashville/Brentwood. Our modern two building campus is located just off I-65 (exit 69) a short eight miles south of Nashville in Brentwood, TN.
Chattanooga, TN

Miller- Motte Technical College (MMTC or MMC) has a history of helping students succeed through hands-on education and career training.
Clarksville, TN

Miller- Motte Technical College (MMTC or MMC) has a history of helping students succeed through hands-on education and career training.
Columbia, TN

Tennessee Career Institute helps students begin a career as...
Cookeville, TN

We are dedicated to educating quality cosmetologists, manicurists, and cosmetology instructors... graduates who are able to meet both the present and future demands of the...
Knoxville, TN

Our school's professional instructors focus on building the foundation students need to become beauty artists and professionals...
Madison, TN

Miller- Motte Technical College (MMTC or MMC) has a history of helping students succeed through hands-on education and career training.
McMinnville, TN

Georgia Career Institute strives to provide its students the skills they'll need to begin a career as a Cosmetologist, Nail Technician, Esthetician, and Cosmetology Educator.
Murfreesboro, TN

Georgia Career Institute strives to provide its students the skills they'll need to begin a career as a Cosmetologist, Nail Technician, Esthetician, and Cosmetology Educator.
These schools also accept students from Tennessee (alphabetized by state, then city)
Draper, UT

Accelerate your career with laser & medical aesthetics training at NIMA; offering over nine laser technologies on-site and a staff of nationally recognized trainers and leading edge curriculum.

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