Minneapolis / St. Paul FAQ
You are ready to make a mark on the beauty community and become a nail technician, esthetician, barber, or cosmetologist in Minnesota. The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are the perfect places to get started. This is the largest urban center in Minnesota; when you include the outlying suburban areas, this metro area is home to over 3.8 million people (Wikipedia, 2017).
Throughout these cities, you may find dozens of beauty schools that have cosmetology programs, barbering programs, skin care training, and nail art training. Salaries in this area are often slightly higher than state averages; Twin Cities cosmetologists earn an average of $29,450 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017). Where could you work with a Minnesota beauty license? Check out local options with these quick-service salons:
- Cost Cutters
- 329 Central Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
- 1720 Southdale Center, Edina, MN 55435
- Sports Clips
- 931 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
When you have some time to yourself, make sure to fully explore the Twin Cities. Minnehaha Park offers a peaceful break from city living with calming views, picnic areas, and sporting areas. Learn more about Minneapolis and St. Paul with a visit to the Mill City Museum. If you are more into shopping and dining, explore the region’s variety of locally owned shops and restaurants at the Midtown Global Market. There are many other shopping malls, shopping neighborhoods, and excellent restaurants located throughout this metro area.